(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report
KABUL: At least 75 militants have been killed and 20 others
wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns conducted by the Afghan
security forces across the country in the past 24 hours, security officials
The Ministry of Defense in a statement said that Afghan
National Army (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National
Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives conducted joint operations against
insurgents in different areas of Nangarhar, Kapisa, Parwan, Ghazni, Kandahar,
Urzgan, Badghis, Farah, Balkh, Jawzjan, Takhar and Helmand provinces, in which 75
insurgents were killed and 20 others received injuries.
Moreover, they arrested two suspects and handed them over to
the judicial organs for further inquiry.
The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) shelled
and bombed the enemies' positions and sanctuaries by artilleries and air
During these operations, 24 Taliban fighters killed, nine
others wounded and a hideout of the enemy destroyed in Trinkot center of Urzgan—22
militants including a local commander were killed, eight wounded and two
vehicle with some weapons destroyed in Andar, Abband, Qarabagh, and center of
Ghazni—12 insurgents killed in Maroof district of Kandahar- six rebels killed,
one wounded and two others arrested in Wahir, Nahr-e-Saraj, Sangeen and Garmsir
districts of Helmand.
Similarly, four militants killed in Khwaja Bahwdin district
of Takhar, three rebels killed and two wounded in center of Farah, three
terrorist killed in Charkh district of Logar and two Daesh affiliates killed in
Khogianai district of Nangarhar province.
In past 24 hours, 16 planed clearing operations, and 80 Special
Forces operations conducted in different provinces; also, Air Forces conducted 113
aerial operations supporting Afghan National army including 15 strikes on
The ANA also discovered and confiscated weapons and
ammunition in the operations as well.