Press Release dated October 3, 2018

24 insurgents killed in different parts of the country

Kabul, Afghanistan: Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched 17 clearing operations and
103 Special Forces operations in different parts of the country in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Forces
also conducted 118 flights supporting Afghan National Army and carried 6 airstrike on enemies’
positions. As a result, 24 insurgents were killed and 6 others were wounded.
The operation was conducted by the Afghan National Army Forces in
Ghazni,Logar,Helman,Nimroz,Kunar,Nangarhar,Kandahar,Oruzgan,Faryab,Baghlan,Herat,Sarepul and
Badakhshan provinces.
During the operation 7 insurgents were killed in Achin and Khogyani districts of Nangarhar. 7 insurgents
were killed and 2 others were wounded in Nad Ali and Garmser districts of Helmand. 5 insurgents were
killed and 4 others were wounded in Shahjoy district of Zabul. 5 insurgents affiliated with Haqani
Network were killed in Gomal district of Paktika.
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