Mon, Sep

Armed Insurgents Suffer Heavy Casualties in Afghan Forces Joint Clearance Operations


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

The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Baghlan, Samangan, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Jawzjan, Zabul, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak and Logar provinces, as a result 58 armed insurgents were killed, 15 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 57 different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Zhiri district of southern Kandahar province.