Wed, Sep

Afghan National Security Forces Kill 17 Militants During Cleanup Operations


kabul-jalalabad-hightway-securityIn 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, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Oruzgan, Paktika, Herat and Helmand provinces, as a result 17 armed insurgents were killed, three wounded and two others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.

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

 The Ministry of Interior Affairs appreciates the Afghan National Security Forces operations to eliminate the terrorists’ sanctuaries and is a good step toward improving the security and stability.