Release Number 174 Date July 11, 2017

47 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, 23 insurgents including 4 Taliban group leaders were killed and 24 others were wounded.

This joined operation of the Defense Security Forces was held by supporting of the artillery and air forces in Nangarhar , Kapisa , Paktia , Paktika , Khost , Logar , Kandahar , Zabul , Badghis , Kundoz , Faryab , Balkh , Takhar and Helmand provinces.

During these operations, in Khan Abad and Emam Saheb districts of Kundoz province , 11 Taliban terrorists including 4 group leaders were killed , 13 were wounded , several hideouts destroyed.

In Abkamari district of Badghis, 3 insurgents were killed and 5 others wounded, in Chamtal district of Balkh, 3 insurgents were killed, 1 wounded and a vehicle was destroyed.

Similarly, 2 insurgents were killed and some amount of ammunitions confiscated in Capital of Gardiz, 4 insurgents were killed, 5 were wounded and a vehicle was destroyed in Ghorak and Maiwand districts of Kandahar province.

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