Release Number: 33 Date: April 10, 2018

22 insurgents were killed  in different parts of Afghanistan    

Kabul-Afghanistan: 22 insurgents were killed and 23 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 Nangarhar , Ghazni , Logar , Khost , Kandahar , Urozgan , Zabul , Farah , Badghis , Faryab and Helmand provinces.

Enemies suffered heavy casualties in these operations. Seven insurgents were killed, three were wounded and some round of weapons and ammunition seized in Aaband district of Ghazni. Six insurgents were killed and 11 other were wounded in Khas Urozgan district and Talani area in Urozgan capital. Five insurgents were killed and eight other were wounded in Balablok district of Farah.

Similarly, three insurgents were killed, one was wounded, one vehicle, one motorbike and 30 IEDs destroyed in Nad Ali district of Helmand. One insurgent was killed and one motorbike was destroyed in Shahjoi district of Zabul.

15 clearing operations, 56 Special Forces’ operations were carried out in 11 provinces in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Force, also, conducted 43 freights supporting Afghan National Army and carried out eight 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