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Afghan forces free 12 from Taliban jail in Uruzgan

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KABUL: The Afghan army forces broke into a pair of Taliban prison on Monday in southern Uruzgan province and freed 12 prisoners held by the Taliban, ministry of defense said.

Ministry of Defense in a statement said that Afghan army forces conducted raid in Shahidan district, in which 12 civilian inmates have been freed from the Taliban jail.

According to the statement, three Taliban fighters were killed and five others arrested during the secure operation.

The Afghan security forces also confiscated 310kg narcotics and a motorbike of the enemy in the raid, the statement added.

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