The security forces killed the shadow district judge of Taliban and the Red Unit commander of the group during a clash in northern Faryab province.

According to a statement released by 209th Shaheen Corps, the security forces Mawlavi Mohammad Rahim, the shadow judge of Taliban for Andkhoi and Fida Mohammad alias Farzand-e Ata, the Red Unit commander of Taliban for Qarghan district.

The statement further added that the security forces clashed with the militants in Andkhoi district on Saturday.

The security forces also killed 7 other militants during the clash including two militants hailing from Uzbekistan, the statement added.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the clash so far.

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