Release Number 275 Date September 7, 2017

21 Taliban terrorists were killed

 Kabul-Afghanistan:  10 insurgents were killed and 11 others were wounded 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,Ghazni,Maidan-Wardak,Oruzgan,Badghis,Balkh,Faryab and Helamdn provinces.

Enemies suffered heavy casualties in these operations. Five insurgents were killed, seven were wounded,  three motorbikes, some round of weapon and ammunition and 90 kg of explosives were destroyed in Khas Oruzgan district of Oruzgan. Four insurgents were killed, two were wounded and two motorbikes destroyed in Nerkh district of Maidan Wardak. One insurgent was killed in Nejrab district of Kapisa and two others were wounded in Andar district of Ghazni.

13 clearing operations, 20 Special Forces’ operations were carried out in 10 provinces in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Force, also, conducted 112 freights supporting Afghan National army and carried out 12 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.