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Afghan Special Forces rescue 36 from Taliban prison in Helmand

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The Special Forces Unit of the Afghan National Police (ANP) rescued at least 36 civilians from a prison run by the Taliban insurgents in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.


The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the operation was conducted late on Tuesday night in Greshk district of Helmand.
MoI further added that the Taliban insurgents were torturing the civilians in the cell, including the children who were kept as captives.
According to MoI, the Taliban insurgents managed to flee the area with the deployment of the Special Forces and no casualties were incurred to security personnel or civilians.