Tue, Jun

Areas cleaned of Taliban


anp-silhuetteIn past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted an anti-terrorism joint operation with Afghan National Army and NDS to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan.

The operations were conducted in Kunar, Nangarhar, Kapisa, Kunduz, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Logar, Ghazni, Paktika, Paktiya and Herat provinces, as a result five armed Taliban members were killed, four wounded and 18 others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.

Also, during this operation, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition and IEDs.

During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused 46 different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Nangarhar, Daikundi, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Ghazni, Khost and Helmand provinces.