Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) has claimed that at least five Pakistani "terrorists" were reportedly killed in an operation in southern Zabul province.
The NDS in a statement yesterday said that special forces launched the operation in Naseran village of Mezan district of the province against an al-Qaeda base, reports the Tolo News.
The statement added that the NDS troops also seized a number of weapons and explosive devices in the operation.
The base is also said to be destroyed during the operation.
No further details were given by the NDS about the operation.