Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched extensive military operations in Baghlan province last night
The operation against terrorists was initiated from three different locations in Dand-e-Shahabuddin, Dand-e-Ghori and Kelagai; and will continue until Baghlan province has been cleared of terrorists.
Prior to this, ANDSF launched similar operations in Badakhshan, Takhar and Kunduz provinces that resulted in clearance of many areas from the presence of Taliban and their terrorist activities.
Many terrorists and their key people including fighters, commanders, and shadow governors have been killed and injured during these operations. Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are committed to safeguard the lives and property of the people of Afghanistan and protect the nation against terrorist and destructive activities of the enemies of peace and stability in Afghanistan.
ANDSF will continue to protect the interests of the Afghan people against terrorists and the enemies of Afghanistan.