Release Number: 180 Jun 11, 2018

43 insurgents killed in different parts of the country

Kabul, Afghanistan:  Afghan National Defense and Security forces launched 10 clearing operations and 2 Special Forces’ operations in different parts of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Forces, also, conducted 125 freights supporting Afghan National Army and carried out 8 airstrikes on enemies’ sanctuaries.   As a result, 34 insurgents were killed, 9 were wounded and 5 other were arrested.

During these operations in the past 24 hours , Afghan National and Defense Security forces shelled and bombed the enemies’ positions and sanctuaries by artilleries and air forces in Nangarhar , Ghazni , Oruzgan , Zabul , Badghis , Farah , Faryab , Baghlan , Takhar and Helmand provinces.

Enemies suffered heavy causalities in these operations. 13 ISIS insurgents were killed, 1 was wounded, 3 other were arrested and some round of weapons and ammunition seized in Chaparhar district of Nangarhar.13 insurgents were killed, 3 were wounded and 3 motorbikes were destroyed in Andar, Zanakhan districts and Ghazni capital. 4 insurgents were killed and 3 other were wounded in Dehrawod district of Oruzgan. 2 insurgents were killed, one motorbike, some round of weapons and ammunition destroyed in Marja district of Oruzgan.

Similarly, 1 insurgent was killed and 2 other were wounded in Musahi district of Kabul. 1 insurgent was killed in Qalat, Zabul capital. 2 insurgents were arrested in Dawlat Abad district of Faryab.

Afghan National Army as the nation’s defense forces, are ready to give sacrifice to bring lasting peace and security to the people and are determined to eradicate terror groups in Afghanistan.   

National Defense Ministry, Press Office