• publish: 10 January 2016
  • time: 11:54 am
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 2939

Afghan forces kill 47 insurgents in the past 24 hours

Afghan security forces have killed 47 insurgents in their newest military operation to clean up the country from militants. Interior Ministry said on Sunday.

“In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with Afghan National Army and NDS to clear some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan,” MoI said.

“the operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Takhar, Faryab, Kandahar, Zabul, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Paktika, Paktiya, Herat and Helmand provinces that during which 47 armed insurgents were killed, seven wounded and eight others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.”

Also, during these operations, Afghan National Security Forces discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition, MoI added.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the Afghan citizens to assist the Afghan national security forces in maintaining peace and stability by reporting suspicious terrorist related activities.

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