Release Number: 103 May 15, 2018

Farah city is under the control of Defense and Security Forces

Kabul-Afghanistan: insurgents launched their attacks on Shebko district in Farah province last night around 2 am which was thwarted by brave National Defense and Security Forces. The second attack was started from Daryakhana, Rigi, Sayed Abad and Haidar Quli villages, northern part of the Farah city, after which ANDSF stepped up their aerial and ground operation and took control of the areas.

ANDSF personnel continue their clearing operation with high morale and determination.  We hereby assure residents of Farah province that Afghan National Defense and Security Forces will defend their people and government until the last breath. 

National Defense Ministry, Press Office