At least 15 Afghan security force members who had been captured by the Taliban were able to escape on Tuesday night in western Badghis province, local officials confirmed on Thursday.
The officials said that the security force members were from different security organizations and had been captured at different times over the past year.
The security force members were in a Taliban prison in Muqor district of the province, according to officials.
However, the officials did not provide further details.
The Taliban has not yet commented.