Press Release dated December 4, 2018

91 insurgents were killed in different parts of the country   

Kabul, Afghanistan:  In the past 24 hours, , Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched 11 clearing operations and carried out 103 Special Forces tasks in different parts of the country in order to remove security threats and ensure security. Afghan Air Forces also conducted 131 flights supporting Afghan National Army and carried out 14 airstrike on enemies’ positions. As a result, 91 insurgents were killed, 21 were wounded and 12 suspects were arrested.

These operations were conducted by the Afghan National Army Forces and with the support of Air forces in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa, Ghazni, Maidan Wardak, Oruzgan, Zabul, Farah, Balkh, Kundoz, Sarepul, Faryab and Helmand provinces.

In these operations, 42 insurgents were killed, 3 were wounded, 8 rounds of weapon and a motorcycle seized in Jaghori, Aaband and Dehyak districts of Ghazni. 2 motorcycles were destroyed as well. 18 insurgents were killed and 4 motorcycles were destroyed in Sangen, Kajaki, Nahre-Saraj and Greshk districts of Helmand. 9 insurgents were killed and 12 suspects were arrested in Shahjoi district of Zabul. 8 insurgents were killed and 9 others were wounded in Sayed Abad district of Maidan Wardak.

Similarly, 5 insurgents were killed, 3 were wounded, 2 hideouts and some rounds of weapon and ammunition destroyed in Khas Oruzgan district of Oruzgan. 3 ISIS affiliates were killed in Achin district of Nangarhar. 3 insurgents were killed and 1 other was wounded in Kundoz capital. An insurgent was killed and 3 others were wounded in Sayad district of Zabul. 2 insurgents were killed and 4 others were wounded in Qarghan 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.