Release Number 360 Date November 13, 2017

47 terrorists were killed

Kabul-Afghanistan:  47 terrorists including four ISIS affiliates were killed and 18 other were wounded in Afghan National Defense and Security Forces’ joint operations in different parts of Afghanistan.

During these operations in the past 24 hours, Afghan National and Defense Security forces shelled and bombed the enemies’ positions by artilleries and air force in Nangarhar,Kapisa,Paktia,Ghazni,Kandahar,Herat,Farah,Balkh,Jawzjan,Faryab,Kundoz,Baghlan and Helmand provinces.

 Enemies suffered heavy casualties in these operations. 18 Taliban terrorists were killed, three were wounded and 25 motorbikes were destroyed in Pashtonkut district of Faryab. Eight terrorists were killed in Musa Qala and Garmser districts of Helmand. Six terrorists were killed and two other were wounded in Chora district of Urozgan. Five terrorists were killed, eight were wounded and three motorbikes were destroyed in Shindand district of Herat.

Similarly, four ISIS fighters were killed in Achin district of Nangarhar. Three terrorists were killed and two other were wounded in Tagab district of Kapisa. Two terrorists were killed and one other was wounded in Aaband district of Ghazni. One terrorist was killed and two other were wounded in Balablok district of Farah.

13 clearing operations, ten Special Forces’ operations were carried out in 13 provinces in the past 24 hours. Afghan Air Force, also, conducted 89 freights supporting Afghan National army and carried out seven airstrikes on enemies’ sanctuaries.

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

National Defense Ministry, Press Office