Thu, Oct

Several Joint Clearance Operations launched


on-watchIn 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 Paktiya, Farah, Ghazni, Kandahar, Zabul, Maidan Wardak, Herat and Helmand provinces, as a result 17 armed Taliban members were killed, eight wounded and two others were 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 13 different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Faryab, Badakhshan, Jowzjan, Balkh, Kandahar and Helmand provinces.