Release Number 361 Date November 14, 2017

42 terrorists were killed

 Kabul-Afghanistan:  42 terrorists were killed and 16 other 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 Laghman,Kapisa,Khost,Ghazni,Herat,Farah,Balkh,Jawzjan,Faryab,Kundoz,Baghlan and Helmand provinces.

Enemies suffered heavy casualties in these operations. 19 Taliban terrorists were killed and some round of weapons and ammunition were destroyed in Orgon district of Paktika. 11 terrorists were killed, six were wounded and a base was destroyed in Khak Safed district of Farah. Seven terrorists were killed and seven other were wounded in Andar and Qarabagh districts of Ghazni. Five terrorists were killed and three other were wounded in Shindand district of Herat.

14 clearing operations, ten Special Forces’ operations were carried out in 12 provinces in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Force, also, conducted 77 freights supporting Afghan National army and carried out five 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.