(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report
KABUL: At least79militants have been killed and57others wounded
in multiple extensive military crackdowns conducted by the Afghan security
forces in the past 24 hours, security official said Sunday.
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) personal conducted joint operations against
insurgents in different areas of Khost, Kunduz, Kandahar, Faryab, Ghor, Parwan,
Takhar, Badghis, Ghazni, Helmand, Nangarhar, Zabul, Balkh and Sar-e-Pul
provinces, in which79 militants were killed and 57 others wounded.
The Afghan forces also arrested two militants, handing them 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,21 Taliban fighters were killed and
18 others wounded in Jani Khil and Musa Khil district of Khost—21militants
killed, 11 wounded and six strongholds of the enemy destroyed in Emam Sahib
district of Kunduz—10insurgents killed and 15 others wounded in Mianshin,
Khakriz and Shahwalikot districts of Kandahar—nine rebels killed and four
others wounded in Ghormach and Pashtokot district of Faryab—six militants killed
and three others wounded in Taiwara district of Ghor province.
Similarly, four militants were killed and two others wounded
in Syagerd district of Parwan—three insurgents killed and four others wounded
in Namakab district of Takhar—three rebels killed and two others arrested in
Badghis—two militants killed in Qarabagh district of Ghazni and one insurgent
was killed in Kajaki district of Helmand province.
In past 24 hours,11planed clearing operations, and 98 Special
Forces operations conducted in different provinces; also, Air Forces conducted172aerial
operations, supporting Afghan National Army, including 20strikes on enemy's
ANA discovered and confiscated weapons and ammunition in the
operations as well.