Release Number 91 Date May 15, 2017

51 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, 51 insurgents including 4 Daesh affiliates were killed and 2 others wounded.

This joined operation of the Defense Security Forces was held by supporting of the artillery and air forces in Nangarhar , Kapisa , Paktia , Khost , Ghazni , Logar , Kandahar , Urozgan , Ghor , Kundoz , Faryab , Sarepul , Badakhshan and Helmand provinces.

During these operations, In Shawak and Ahmad Khel districts of Paktia , 21 Taliban terrorists killed , in Raqskan district of Ghor , 15 insurgents killed , in Nadali and Marja districts of Helmand , 8 insurgents killed  , a vehicle and some ammunitions were also destroyed.

Similarly, in Achin district of Nangarhar , 4 Daesh affiliates were killed , in Andar district of Ghazi , 3 insurgents killed and 2 others wounded.

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