Sun, Oct

Armed Insurgents Suffer Heavy Casualties in Afghan Forces Joint Clearance Operations


shootingIn 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 Kunar, Laghman, Baghlan, Kunduz, Faryab, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Jowzjan, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Paktiya, Herat, Ghor and Badghis provinces, as a result 72 armed insurgents were killed, 69 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 eight different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Logar, Khost, Paktika and Herat provinces.