The Afghan security forces have inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants in North of Afghanistan.

The informed military sources said Wednesday the Afghan Special Forces killed 16 Taliban fighters in Pashtun Kot district of Faryab.

The Special Forces also wounded 3 Taliban fighters and destroyed some military equipment during the operation.

Furthermore, the Special Forces killed 3 Taliban fighters and detained 8 others in Bagram district of Parwan province.

The sources also added that the Special Forces killed 1 Taliban fighter in Sayad district of Sar-e-Pul province.

The Special Forces also arrested one Taliban fighter during the same operation, the sources said.

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Faryab, Parwan and Sar-e-Pul provinces has deteriorated during the recent years.

Taliban militants are active in districts of the three provinces where they often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in the three province.

Similarly, the U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.


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