Press release 455 March 10, 2017


15 Armed insurgents killed


Kabul-Afghanistan:  During the past 24 hour, Afghan National Defense and Security Forces conducted joined offensive operations in order to protect lives and properties of people also defeating the insurgents in different parts of the country that as a result, 8 insurgents killed, 7 wounded and 2 suspects arrested.

This joined operation of the Defense Security Forces was held by supporting of the artillery and air forces in Laghman , Kapisa , Khost, Paktia , Kandahar , Urozgan , Herat , Baghlan and Helmand province.

During these operations, in Nadali district of Helmand, 7 insurgents killed and 6 others wounded,  in Orgoon district of Paktika , an armed insurgent killed , 1 wounded , also , in Bakwa district of Farah , 2 suspects arrested.

Afghan National Army as nation’s defense forces are ready to give sacrifice to ensure peace and security for people and has strong determination to eliminate terror groups.