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U.S. Special Forces Storm Taliban Prison, Free Dozens

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    U.S. Special Forces stormed a Taliban prison in Afghanistan, successfully freeing dozens of Afghan security personnel during a joint operation with local forces, American military officials said Friday, NBC News reported. 

    Ground troops from the Afghan Special Security Forces and the U.S. Special Mission Wing conducted a helicopter assault mission in the Nawzad district of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, the U.S. military said in a news release.

    Afghan military spokesman Gen Dawlat Waziri said over 60 prisoners were freed in the operation.