A young Taliban militant killed his comrades and the surrendered to Afghan forces in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Military said Friday.

According to a statement released by 209th Shaheen Corps, the incident took place in Almar district on Thursday.

The statement further added that a young Taliban fighter Gul Aqa surrendered to the Afghan forces after opening fire on his comrades, leaving four dead and two wounded.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Faryab is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan where the Taliban militants and other groups are actively operating in some of its districts and often carry out terrorist related activities.

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