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Armed Insurgents Suffer Heavy Casualties in Afghan Forces Joint Raids

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anp-pickupIn 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 Parwan, Takhar, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Kandahar, Oruzgan, Khost, Paktiya and Helmand provinces, as a result 89 armed insurgents were killed, 50 wounded and two others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.

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

During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused seven different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Maidan Wardak, Logar and Nimroz 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.