Release Number: 183 Jun 12, 2018

114 insurgents killed in different parts of the country

Kabul, Afghanistan:  Afghan National Defense and Security forces launched 8 clearing operations and 4 Special Forces’ operations in different parts of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Forces, also, conducted 107 freights supporting Afghan National Army and carried out 12 airstrikes on enemies’ sanctuaries.   As a result, 114 insurgents were killed, 42 were wounded and 10 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 , Paktia , Oruzgan , Zabul , Badghis , Farah , Faryab , Balkh , Baghlan , Takhar , Nimroz and Helmand provinces.

Enemies suffered heavy causalities in these operations. 60 insurgents were killed, 16 were wounded, 7 vehicles and 8 motorbikes were destroyed in Ajristan , Andar , Moqur , Dehyak , Andar and Zanakhan districts of Ghazni. 18 insurgents were killed and 21 rounds of weapon destroyed in Khogyani district of Nangarhar. 13 insurgents were killed and 16 other were wounded in Sheren Tagab district of Faryab. 6 insurgents were killed and 5 other were wounded in Shahjoi district of Zabul. 5 insurgents were killed and a vehicle was destroyed in Khashrod district of Nimroz.

Similarly, 5 insurgents were killed and 9 other were arrested in Chamtal district of Balkh. 2 insurgents were killed in Ormomi district of Paktia. 2 insurgents were killed and 1 other was wounded in Chora district of Oruzgan. 2 insurgents were killed and 4 other were wounded in Sora area, Farah capital. 1 insurgent was killed and 1 other was arrested in Sayad district of Sarepul.

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