Afghan, US Special Forces Free 40 From Taliban Prison in Overnight Helicopter Assault

December 4, 2015 3:01 PM

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Afghan and U.S. special forces freed 40 Afghan security personnel from a Taliban prison overnight in a joint mission.

The Afghan Special Security Forces’ ground element, along with the Afghan Special Mission Wing, conducted a helicopter assault mission in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan Thursday night, according to a news release by U.S. Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan.

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