Release Number 92 Date May 16, 2017

71 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, 71 insurgents including 2 local commanders of Taliban were killed, 53 insurgents wounded and 10 suspects were detained.

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

During these operations, In Alengar district of Laghman, 17 Taliban terrorists killed and 15 others wounded, in Dand Patan and Ahmad Khel districts of Paktia, 14 insurgents including 2 local commanders of Taliban (Abdullah and Abdul Rahim) were killed, 15 others wounded, in Logar province, 11 insurgents killed, 8 wounded and 1 other was detained, in Daichopan district of Zabul , 7 insurgents killed and 4 others wounded.

Similarly , in Qalae Zal and Chahardara districts of Kundoz , 6 insurgents killed , 8 wounded and 8 others were detained , in Doab district of Samangan , 8 Taliban terrorists killed , in Borga district of Baghlan , 4 killed and 3 others wounded , in Deyak district of Ghazni , 3 insurgents killed and a vehicle destroyed , in Greshk district of Helmand , 1 insurgent was killed , 1 others was detained in Shenwar district of Parwan province.

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.