• publish: 10 April 2018
  • time: 11:43 am
  • category: Politics
  • No: 6198

83 Taliban insurgents killed & arrested in latest ANDSF’s operations

During the clearing operations of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in the past 24 hours in various part of city at least forty five militants including a shadow deputy governor of the Taliban group were killed.

“13 militants were killed in Shahwali Kot district of Kandahar while the group’s shadow deputy governor for Uruzgan was killed along with six others in Khas Uruzgan district.” The Ministry of Defense (MoD) spokesman Gen. Mohammad Radmanish said.Khaama press reported.

Gen. Radmanish further added that six militants were also killed in Nad-e-Ali district of Helamand while three mine planters were killed in an explosion in Greshk district.

He also claimed that six more militants were killed in Zurmat district of Paktia, four were killed in Bala Bolok district of Farah, four others were killed in Kohistan district of Faryab, and three others were killed in Shajoi district of Zabul province.

According to Gen. Radmanish, at least 37 militants were also wounded and 25 others were arrested during the same operations.

In the meantime, the Afghan forces disocvered and defused 9 improvised explosive devices, Gen. Radmanish added.

He said 15 offensive operations are currently underway in 10 provinces.


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