ANDSF kills 93 militants in offensives
AT-KABUL: Over 93 Taliban combatants were killed in countrywide military offensives that left 21more militants injured by Afghan national security and defense forces.
In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan NationalArmy (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan NationalPolice (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) personal has conducted joint operations against insurgents in different areas of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa, Ghazni, Paktia, Khost, Maidan Wardak, Urzgan, Zabul, Farah, Faryab, Kunduz, Baghlan and Helmand provinces.
Statement said that in these operations93insurgentswere killed and 21others wounded.Afghan forces during operations succeeded to arresteight suspects and twoinsurgents andhanded over them to judicial organs for further inquiry.
Afghan National and Defense Security forces shelled and bombed the enemies’ positions and sanctuaries by artilleries and air forces.
During these operations in the past 24 hours, 29 taliban fighters were killed and three wounded in Zurmat and Shiwak districts of Paktia, 21 insurgents were killed and two others wounded in Dasht-e-Archi and Emam Sahib district of Kunduz, eight militants were killed, two arrested and to strongholds belonged to the enemy destroyed in Zibak and Ishkashem districts of six rebels were killed, two wounded and two vehicles full of explosives destroyed in Nahr-e-Seraj, Grishk and Nadali districts of Helmand province.
Similar, four militants were killed and seven strongholds of the enemy destroyed in Dawlat Shah district of Laghman, four insurgents were killed and three others woundedin Sayed Abad area of Logar, two militants were killed, five wounded and two suspects arrested in Posht Rod district of Farah, one insurgent was killed in Dehrawod district of Urzgan and six suspects arrested in center of Kapisa province.
In past 24 hours,12planed clearing operations,and98 Special Forcesoperations conducted in different provinces; also, Air forces conducted 94aerial operations supporting Afghan National army including16strikes on enemy’s sanctuaries.
ANAdiscovered and confiscated weapons and ammunition in the operations as well.
ANA 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.
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