Wed, Sep

21 Armed Taliban Killed in Afghan National Security Forces Operations


aup1In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with Afghan National Army and NDS to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan.

The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Baghlan, Takhar, Kunduz, Faryab, Sar-e-Pul, Jowzjan, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Herat, Farah, Helmand and Nimroz provinces, as a result 21 armed Taliban members were killed, eight wounded and one was arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.

Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition.

During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused 18 different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Khost and Helmand provinces.