Kapisa Province police have confirmed that Afghan Special Forces have killed at least six Taliban militants.
The air and ground operations were conducted by Afghan Special Forces in Badrab village of Kapisa’s Tagab district at around 10 pm on Sunday.
The provincial police spokesman, Abdul Shayeq Shurish told Ariana News that the operations were undertaken to eliminate Taliban insurgents in the district.
Shurish said, at least six militants were killed, including a Taliban designated judge and the group’s key commander for Tagab District. Two of the insurgents have been identified as Qari Khushal and Zikrullah. He said no casualties were inflicted on Afghan security forces.
Tagab is among the volatile districts in Kapisa where the Taliban insurgent group has a significant presence and regularly carries out attacks on Afghan Government forces.