Tue, Sep

Armed Insurgents Suffer Heavy Casualties in Afghan Forces Joint Military Operations



In 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 Kapisa, Takhar, Kunduz, Kandahar, Oruzgan, Ghazni, Paktiya and Paktika provinces, as a result 49 armed insurgents were killed and 30 others were wounded.Also, during these operations, Afghan National Security Forces discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition.During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused a roadside bomb placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activity in the Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province.Afghan National Police are working diligently with local leaders and the public to prevent these types of acts from killing and wounding innocent civilians and security forces.Afghan National Police encourages all citizens to report suspicious activities and criminal acts to contact by dialing 119.