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Press Briefing – MoD 05 March, 2018

05 Mar 2018 Government Media and Information Center

MG Dawlat Waziri,  Spokespersonof MoD StatementANDSF carried out 11 offensive operations in 9 provinces. ANA Commando units also conducted 12 offensive operations in various provinces. Further, the Afghan Air forces conducted 124 flights to support the ANA and carried out 12 direct airstrikes on the enemies’ hideouts. As result: •    20 terrorist were killed and 7 others injured and a big number of their weaponries were destroyed as a result of the air strikes and clearance operations carried out in Deh Yak district of Ghazni province.•    2 terrorists were killed and one injured as a result of clearance operations in Chora district of Uruzgan province.•    44 terrorists including their 7 commanders were killed, 17 were injured a big number of weaponry, ammunitions, vehicles and 9 of their checkpoints were entirely destroyed, as result of the airstrikes and clearance operations in Khawja Sabz Posh district of Faryab province.•    4 terrorists were  detained and 36 terrorists were arrested, as result of clearance operations in Gerishk district of Helmand province.  •    8 terrorists killed, 4 injured a big number of their weaponry and ammunitions and vehicles were destroyed, as result of the airstrikes in Haji Wazir village through the Nemroz highways.•    Furthermore, 27 IEDs which were emplaced by the enemies in different part of the country, were discovered and disabled by ANA engineering team In total, 66 terrorists including 7 Taliban commanders were killed, 29 others were injured and 6 arrested, over the past 24 hours.Our operations are still continuing successfully in Nangarhar, Logar, Uruzgan, Faryab, Farah, Nimruz, Helmand and Baghlan provinces. Further details would be disseminated immediately.The MoD leadership assures the good people of Afghanistan that your sons and daughters at the ANDSF will fight the enemies under any circumstances and will defeat them.

Original Link: http://www.gmic.gov.af/english/news-room/political-economical/63-statments/556-press-briefing--mod-05-march-2018

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