Release Number 359 Date November 12, 2017

38 terrorists were killed


Kabul-Afghanistan:  38 terrorists including their group leader killed, nine wounded and seven suspects 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 Paktia,Ghazni,Kandahar,Herat,Balkh,Jawzjan,Faryab,Kundoz,Baghlan,Sarepul and Helmand provinces.

 Enemies suffered heavy casualties in these operations. 18 terrorists were killed and five other were wounded in capital of Ghazni province. Five Taliban terrorists including their group leader killed and three other wounded in Khas Urozgan district of Urozgan. Eight terrorists were killed in Tagab district of Kapisa and seven suspects were arrested in Baghlan Markazi district of Baghlan.

Similarly, five terrorists were killed and seven other were wounded in Shindand district of Herat. Four terrorists including their group leader by the name of Sher Agha wounded in Dasht Archi district of Kundoz. Two ISIS fighters were killed and two hideouts were destroyed in Achin district of Nangarhar.

11 clearing operations, 15 Special Forces’ operations were carried out in nine provinces in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Force, also, conducted 73 freights supporting Afghan National army and carried out 11 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.  

National Defense Ministry, Press Office