Press release Release Number 43 Date April 19, 2017

38 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, 38 insurgents including 4 Daesh terrorists and 3 Al-qaida terrorists killed, 19 others wounded.

This joined operation of the Defense Security Forces was held by supporting of the artillery and air forces in Nangarhar , Kapisa , Paktika , Khost , Ghazni , Kandahar , Urozgan , Zabul , Farah , Herat , Badghis , Faryab , Kundoz , Sarepul and Helmand provinces.

During these operations, in Andar and Deyak districts of Ghazni , 19 insurgents killed and 11 wounded , in Balamorghab district of Badghis , 5 insurgents killed , in Achin district of Nangarhar , 4 ISIS fighters killed and 1 wounded , in Tarang district of Zabul , 3 Members of Al-Qaida network killed.

Similarly, in Wazakhah district of Paktika , 3 insurgents killed , in Waigal district of Nooristan , 1 insurgent killed and 3 wounded , in Chamtal district of Balkh , 1 insurgent killed and 2 wounded also , 2 killed and 2 wounded in Dasht Archi district of Kundoz.

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.