Statement of Ministry of Defense


After recapturing the centers of Kiraan and Minjaan districts of Badakhshan province from the Taliban, the ANDSF also took control of the lapis lazuli mines in the area from the Taliban today.

During these operations, many Taliban were killed, tens of their fighters were wounded and many others surrendered to the Afghan forces.

ANDSF is continuing operations against the enemies of peace and stability in Badakhshan.

The operations have so far resulted in recapturing three districts and clearing tens of villages from the presence and activities of terrorists.