Over 40 Militants Killed in Fresh Afghan National Security Forces Joint Clearance Operations


In past 24 hours, Afghan National Defense and Security launched 24 Counter-Terrorism joint operations to clear some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan.

The operations were conducted in Zabul, Helmand, Paktiya, Logar, Oruzgan, Kandahar, Herat, Nangarhar, Sar-e-Pul, Faryab, Kunduz and Takhar provinces, as a result 49 armed militants were killed, 31 wounded and 16 others were arrested by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces.

Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds of ammunition.

The Ministry of Interior Affairs appreciates the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces operations to eliminate the terrorists’ sanctuaries and is a good step toward improving the security and stability.