Release Number 274 Date September 6, 2017

65 Taliban terrorists were killed

 Kabul-Afghanistan:  65 insurgents including 12 ISIS affiliates were killed, 27 were wounded and one other was arrested in Afghan National Defense and Security Forces’ joint operations in different parts of Afghanistan.

During these operations in the past 24 hours, Afghan National and Defense Security forces  shelled and bombed the enemies’ positions by artilleries and air force in    Nangarhar,Kapisa,Paktia,Paktika,Khost,Ghazni,Oruzgan,Kandahar,Badghis,Balkh,Faryab,Kundoz and Helmand provinces.

Enemies suffered heavy casualties in these operations. 25 Taliban terrorists were killed, 18 were wounded and one other was detained in Khas Oruzgan district and Tola area of Trenkot city, capital of Oruzgan province. 11 ISIS insurgents were killed and a vehicle was destroyed in Dehbala district of Nangarhar. Seven insurgents were killed and a vehicle was destroyed in Nader Shah Kut district of Khost. Seven Taliban terrorists were killed and five others were wounded in Chahar-Dara district of Kundoz.

Similarly, seven insurgents were killed, two were wounded, Enemies’ headquarter and a vehicle destroyed in Washer and Greshk districts of Helmand. Four insurgents were killed, some round of weapon and ammunition with six motorbikes were destroyed in Dehyak district of Ghazni. Three insurgents were killed and two others were wounded in Khakrez district of Kandahar. One ISIS insurgents was killed and one other was wounded in Alengar district of Laghman.

14 clearing operations, 20 Special Forces’ operations were carried out in 9 provinces in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Force, also, conducted 116 freights supporting Afghan National army and carried out 25 airstrikes on enemies’ sanctuaries.

Afghan National Army as the nation’s defense forces, are ready to give sacrifices to bring lasting peace and security to the people and are determined to eradicate terror groups in Afghanistan.