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Afghan forces rescue 12 detainees from Taliban hideout

Published: December 16, 2019 18:06:04 | Updated: December 17, 2019 13:05:04


Afghan forces rescue 12 detainees from Taliban hideout

The security forces have stormed a Taliban militants’ hideout in Shahidi Hasas district of Afghanistan’s southern Uruzgan province and rescued 12 detainees, all civilians, said an army statement released on Monday, reports Xinhua.

According to the statement, the special operations were launched early Monday and the security forces after killing three insurgents and arresting five others, entered the hideout and set free 12 people who were held by the militants.

Taliban militants have not made comments on the report yet.

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