Mon, Sep

Air Force Carries Out Almost 100 Hours Of Airstrikes Daily


The Afghan Air Force has played a major role in eliminating key commanders of the Taliban and other insurgent groups as they carry out up to 100 hours of air raids on a daily basis, security officials said on Sunday.


air-wing-helicopterThe Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said at a press conference that the Afghan Air Force has proven vital in preventing big attacks by terrorists in the country.

"Airstrikes have played a very important role to eliminate key figures of terrorist groups. Air attacks have prevented enemies' gatherings and their plots to carry out group attacks," Sediqqi said.

At the same press conference, the Defense Ministry's spokesman Dawlat Waziri said the Afghan Air Force has inflicted heavy losses to insurgents and their commanders over the past few days.

"We have highly focused on airstrikes. We launch air attacks on our targets after we receive full and accurate information. We carry out air attacks against insurgents no matter where they are in the country," said Waziri.