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Insurgents suffered heavy causalities, 66 militants killed

08 Apr 2018 Government Media and Information Center

Kabul – 8 April: In past 24 hours, Afghanistan Defense and Security Forces carried out offensive operations in order to clearance areas and suppress insurgents and protect people throughout the country, as a result of the operations 66 insurgents including 10 Daesh affiliates were killed, 57 wounded and 2 other Daesh detained. The operations supported by artillery and air which carried out in Nangarhar, Ghazni, Khost, Qandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Heart, Farah, Badghis, Faryab, Sar-e-Pul and Helmand provinces. The operations left 24 Taliban insurgents killed and 10 other Taliban wounded in Khas Uruzgan district of Uruzgan, 16 Taliban were killed and 22 others wounded in Chesht-e-Sharif district of Herat province. Meanwhile 10 Daesh affiliates killed in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar and 8 insurgents killed, one wounded and a depot destroyed in Geraw and Deh Yak districts of Ghazni.Furthermore, 4 insurgents killed and 7 wounded in Almar district of Faryab, 2 militants killed and 4 wounded in Sayad district of Sar-e-Pul, 2 insurgents killed and 3 others wounded in Bala Bolok district of Farah, 2 insurgents were killed in Arghandab district of Zabul province, and some ammunition and weapons seized.Meanwhile, in past 24 hours, ANDSF carried out 16 planed and clearance operations, 69 special operations, 88 supply and logistic flights and 3 airstrikes in 11 provinces and imposed heavy causalities over insurgents.  Afghanistan National Army (ANA) as the nation’s defense force is fully to any sacrifice to assure security and establish peace and protect citizens of Afghanistan and have strongly determination to eliminate terrorist groups.

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