The Afghan Special Forces killed 5 Taliban militants including an Uzbek national in northern Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Special Forces conducted the raid in Tukli area of Khwaja Namoosi district.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed 5 Taliban militants including an Uzbek national who was sighting in Taliban ranks.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the Special Forces also arrested a key Taliban commander Nabiullah during the same operation.

The Special Forces confiscated three weapons during the operation, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.

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

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