In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations 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 Nangarhar, Paktiya, Paktika, Kandahar, Sar-e-Pul, Jowzjan, Kapisa, Uruzgan, Baghlan, Faryab, Badakhshan and Kunduz provinces, as a result 18 armed insurgents were killed and five wounded.
Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition.
During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused three different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Nangarhar, Parwan and Zabul provinces.
Afghan National Police are working diligently with local leaders and the public to prevent these types of acts from killing and wounding innocent civilians and security forces.