Thousands of people lost their lives because of the mines in Afghanistan and this process still continues. The insurgents are placing the mines for the security forces and the local people are getting hit by these mines. In the same time the Afghan security forces have defused thousands of mines that were planted by insurgents in different parts of the country.
Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) fight day and night against those groups attempting to deteriorate security and put the lives of respected countrymen in danger. Tears of happiness flows form the eyes of the father whose eight year old child was released from kidnappers’ hands by the brave security forces in the Eastern Nangarhar province.
The innocent child was kidnapped by a criminal group for ransom few days ago in Chaparhar district of the province. Two suspects were arrested linked to the kidnapping during operations conducted for release of the child.
Nangarhar Police Chief Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahim stated, “It is holly duty of ANDSF members to protect the lives of innocent people from dirty plots of criminals.”
He also said that 12 terrorists were killed and several others wounded in the past few days during ground and aerial military operations in different parts of Nangarhar.
“67 suspects were also arrested in linking to robberies, kidnappings, killings and other criminal activities. In addition, 26 different types of weapons and more than 14 thousand bullets were seized” he said.
Father of the rescued child, who was seemingly very happy, appreciated police for giving new life to his child. “There is no sweater thing than a child. Police rescued a part my heart. I don’t have enough words to praise their performances.”
He called upon people to cooperate with security forces in order to get more successes in ensuring security. “We need to stand beside these good people. They are really in our service. I realize this.”
Mursal Karimi, a social activist insisted that as much as security forces get stronger that much security will be improved. “We see that security forces, day and night, offer happiness and peaceful life to the people. Cooperation of people gives them strength.”
On one hand the cruel enemies of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and respected Afghans lose place in the community, on the other ANDSF get remarkable achievements in fighting against the terrorists nationwide.
Officials reported that military operations started in Khogiani district in order to deter infighting of militants and prevent entering of Daesh affiliates to strategic location of Wazir Valley of Khogiani district of the eastern Nangarhar province.
Brig Gen. Mohammad Habib Hesari, Deputy Chief of Staff of ANA in a visit to the mentioned district reported that 37 Daesh and Taliban militants received casualties during the operations.
“21 Terrorists were killed and 16 others wounded in the ongoing operations. Terrorist groups will face surprising defeat in Khogiani too. Brave security forces here standing with their people in order to protect them from militants’ cruel activities.”
Commander of Border Police Gen. Mohammad Ayoub Husainkheil informed that new bases are going to be established in the strategic frontier locations to ensure security and avoid movements of terrorist groups.
He said, “The security bases will be established in Askarkheil, Karamkheil, Perakheil, Shorakheil, Zawa, Sangani and Wazir Tangi of Khogiani district as well as in Markekheil area of Shirzad district.
Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi, Nangarhar Police Chief, emphasized that terrorists have been heavily suppressed in Nangarhar and they lost the ability to achieve their sinister goals.
“Terrorists lost the resources which helped them to deteriorate security in other parts of Nangarhar. Now both groups are here fighting each other to find escaping way and place for living but security forces will not let them stay in peace” he remarked.
Locals welcomed the military operations and announced support with security forces. Ajmal Omar, Member of Provincial Council and Khogiani districts’ prominent tribal elder, is optimistic that the recent ANDSF efforts will cause improvement of security.
“Every individual is ready to stand side by side with their security forces in fighting against the enemies. The government should also provide essential services to the affected people besides ensuring security” he insisted.
ANDSF take all measurements including establishment of new security posts and military bases in order to provide a peaceful environment for the people. Locals and officials believe that the new military bases and security posts in Kot and Achin of the Eastern Nangarhar province will remarkably improve security and prevent return of terrorists to the areas cleared during recent military operations.
Brig Gen. Mohammad Naseem Sangeen, Commander of 201 Selab Corps 4th Brigade, told Sada-e-Azadi, locations for permanent security posts and military bases were selected through consultation with locals, elders and experienced security officials.
“Construction of military bases in Kot and Achin districts are ongoing. Inshallah, in presence of brave security forces, the enemy will not dare to come here again. The terrorist groups are heavily supressed here.”
He thanked people for supporting their security forces which resulted in expanding the peaceful environment for living, development projects and delivering essential services to the residents.
“We will never let the enemies of Afghanistan to harm our peace likers’ countrymen. As people supported their security forces in fighting against terrorists, security forces will also not leave them alone”, he insisted.
District Chief of Kot, Sayed Rahman Mohmand, stated that cruel acts of terrorists against the innocent locals are unforgettable.
He said: “More than forty thousand locals displaced to other districts due to presence and unpleasant activities of Daesh affiliates. The terrorist groups performed inhuman and anti-Islamic deeds in order to harm Muslims and defame the holy Islam.”
He added that unity among security forces and locals created an unbreakable force against terrorists. “Inshallah, the permanent bases will play more vitally an important role not only in ensuring security but also in improvement of unity and coordination among people and security forces. Most people were concerned that terrorists will return but establishment of the security bases gave reassurance to the locals to live without fear in their villages.”
According to a tribal elder from Achin district, Mirza Khan, the permanent bases mean stable peace for them.
He said: “The bases have been established in very important locations. The ways through which terrorists were getting logistical support have been blocked by the construction of the security posts and bases.”
The Afghan National Defense Security Forces (ANDSF) in professional act and précises intelligent report targeted the nest of Taliban in Faryab province. Colonel Nassratullah Jamshid, chief of Shaheen 209 press, expressed his gratitude toward bravery, dedication, motivation, enthusiasm, loyalty, following chain of command and professional act of ANDSF in open battle and night raid operation stated that no enemies shall be safe in nowhere.