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 Kabul, Nangarhar, Kunduz, Faryab, Sar-e-Pul, Kandahar, Oruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Paktika, Paktiya, Badghis and Helmand provinces, as a result 20 armed insurgents were killed, 29 wounded and 38 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 17 different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Kandahar and Zabul provinces.
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.