Release Number 277 Date September 9, 2017

119 Taliban terrorists were killed

 Kabul-Afghanistan:  119 insurgents including 19 ISIS affiliates were killed and ten 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,Laghman,Kapisa,Paktia,Logar,Ghanzni,Oruzgan,Farah,Badghis,Balkh,Faryab, and Helmand provinces.

Enemies suffered heavy casualties in these operations. 58 insurgents were killed and some round of weapon and ammunitions destroyed in Bargmatal district of Nooristan. 19 ISIS affiliates were killed, seven were wounded, and a DSHK gun and 14 fighting positions were destroyed in Dehbala and Achin district of Nangarhar. Six insurgents were killed, three were wounded and six motorbikes were destroyed in Dehyak district of Ghazni.

Similarly, six insurgents were killed in Trenkot, capital of Oruzgan. Three insurgents were killed in Garmser district of Helmand.

12 clearing operations, 12 Special Forces’ operations were carried out in 9 provinces in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Force, also, conducted 70 freights supporting Afghan National army and carried out 21 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.