Press release 456 March 11, 2017


64 insurgents were 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, 64 insurgents killed including 4 local commanders of Taliban, 8 Alqaida and 3 Daesh terrorists, 16 others wounded.

This joined operation of the Defense Security Forces was held by supporting of the artillery and air forces in Nangarhar , Laghman , Kapisa , Maidan Wardak , Paktia , Ghazni , Kandahar , Urozgan , Zabul , Herat , Baghlan , Kundoz and Helmand provinces.

During these operations, in Dasht Archi district and Central part of Kundoz city, 11 insurgents including (Qari dost Muhamad, Military responsible of Taliban and Mullah Neyaz Muhammad Financial responsible of Taliban for Kundoz province) killed, ammunitions depot destroyed. In Nadali , Garmser and Grishk districts of Helmand , 27 insurgents killed including 2 local commanders of Taliban (Ibrahim and Arab) , 9 others wounded. In Daichopan and Shahjoi districts of Zabul , 9 insurgents killed including 8 Alqaida Network members , also , 3 Daesh Terrorists killed in Achin district of Nangarhar.

Similarly, in Chora district of Urozgan , 5 insurgents killed , in Gero district of Ghazni , 4 insurgents killed and 4 wounded , in Zormat district of Paktia , 2 insurgents killed and 3 wounded , in Central part of Maidan Wardak province , 3 insurgents killed.  

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.