Kabul, Oct 3: In a massive victory for Afghan National Defence and Security forces, 66 insurgents have been killed, 21 wounded and 2 others were arrested following 18 clearing operations and 102 Special Forces operations in different parts of the country in the past 24 hours.
In a statement issued by Afghanistan defence ministry, Afghan Air Force also conducted 120 flights supporting Afghan National Army and carried 10 airstrike on enemy’s positions.
As per the report, Afghan National Army Forces killed around 19 insurgents in various parts of the country, in which 12 were killed in Balamorghab district of Badghis and Farah capital, three each in Narang district of Kunar and Gero district of Ghazni. 1 insurgent was killed in Muhammad Agha district of Logar.
Afghan Air Forces also conducted heavy airstrikes on enemy’s positions, as a result, 26 insurgents were killed in Zurmat district of Paktia only and rest in other parts of the country. An ISIS fighter was also killed in Khogyani district of Nangarhar
“Afghan National Army as the nation’s defense forces, are ready to give sacrifice to bring lasting peace and security to the people and are determined to eradicate terror groups in Afghanistan.”, the statement added. UNI