Release Number 358 Date November 11, 2017

61 terrorists were killed

 Kabul-Afghanistan:  61 terrorists including a Taliban shadow district governor killed and 34 other 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 Laghman,Kapisa,Paktia,Ghazni,Kandahar,Herat,Farah,Balkh,Jawzjan,Faryab,Kundoz,Baghlan,Sarepul and Helmand provinces.

Enemies suffered heavy casualties in these operations. 35 terrorists including Qari Ehsanullah , Taliban shadow district governor killed and two bases were destroyed in Tagab district of Kapisa. 14 Taliban terrorists were killed, 19 were wounded, one vehicle and two motorbikes were destroyed in Khaksafed district of Farah and outskirts of Shindand airport. Five insurgents were killed and three were wounded in Nesh and Maiwand districts of Kandahar.

Similarly, four insurgents were killed and six other were wounded in Dawlat Shahi district of Laghman. Two terrorists were killed, four were wounded and two fighting positions were destroyed in Sayad district of Sarepul. One terrorist was killed and two other were wounded in Kohistan district of Faryab.

11 clearing operations, 12 Special Forces’ operations were carried out in nine provinces in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Force, also, conducted 91 freights supporting Afghan National army and carried out 31 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.