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Afghanistan- 65 militants killed in fresh crackdowns




(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report

KABUL: At least 65 militants have been killed and 28 others received
injures in multiple extensive military crackdowns conducted by the Afghan
security forces across the country in the past 24 hours, security officials
said Sunday.

Ministry of Defense in a statement said the Afghan National Army
(ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National
Directorate of Security (NDS) personal conducted joint operations against
insurgents in different areas of Logar, Helmand, Ghazni, Faryab, Urzgan, Ghor,
Balkh, Kapisa, Zabul, Takhar, Kunar, Nangarhar, Laghman, Herat and Sar-e-Pul
provinces, in which 65 militants were killed and 28 others wounded.

Afghan forces also arrested a suspect and hand him over to
the related judicial organs for further inquiry.

Afghan National Defense and Security Forces shelled and
bombed the enemies' positions and sanctuaries by artilleries and air forces.

During these operations, 20 Taliban fighters were killed and
two motorbike of the enemy destroyed in Baraki Barak district of Logar—11 militants
killed, one wounded, stronghold, one narcotics factory with some ammunition
belonged to the enemy destroyed in Marja and Sangeen district of Helmand—seven insurgents
killed, five wounded and a suspect arrested in Andar and Qarabagh districts of
Ghazni—five rebels killed and six others wounded in Bilcheragh district of
Faryab—five militants killed and two wounded in Khas Urzgan district of Urzgan
province.      

Similarly, four Taliban fighters were killed and two others
wounded in Dawlatyar district of Ghor—four militants killed in Balkh district
of Balkh—four insurgents killed in Nijrab district of Kapisa—two militants
killed and two others wounded in Arghandab district of Zabul—two insurgents
killed in Khwaja Ghar district of Takhar and three militants were wounded in
Shigal district of Kunar province. 

In past 24 hours, 15 planed clearing operations, and 97 Special
Forces operations conducted in different provinces; also, Air Forces conducted 173
aerial operations supporting Afghan National Army, including 11 strikes on
enemy's sanctuaries.

ANA also discovered and confiscated weapons and ammunition during
operations.


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Afghanistan- 65 militants killed in fresh crackdowns

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