29 Insurgents Killed in the Past 24 Hours

Afghan security forces have killed 29 insurgents during a series of operations across 11 provinces of the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Monday.

A press released by MoD said, around 146 joint clearance operations have been conducted and eight airstrikes were conducted in the country.

Based on the press release, as a result of the operations, 29 insurgents were killed and three others were wounded.

The press release said, as a result of air strikes in Ashkamsh district of Takhar province, 12 insurgents were killed and two others of them were wounded.

Also as a result of air strikes in Nahr-e Saraj and Kajaki districts of Helmand province, ten insurgents were killed. In another airstrike in Nerkh and Sayed Abad districts of Maidan Wardak province, 4 insurgents were killed, one of them injured and one of their vehicles was eliminated.

MoD added, that as a result of a clearance operation and airstrikes in Pul-e Alam district of Logar province, three insurgents including a prominent commander of Haqqani network were killed, one motorcycle was destroyed, and security forces seized six radios along with three identity cards and some other documents.

12 / August 2019
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