Tue, Oct

ANP discovered and confiscated 42 IEDs


cru1In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with Afghan National Army and NDS to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan.

The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Takhar, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Balkh, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Paktiya, Herat, Farah and Helmand provinces, as a result 24 armed Taliban members were killed, 40 wounded and two others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.

Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition and 16 different types of IEDs.

During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused 26 different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Kandahar, Uruzgan, Logar, Khost, Paktika and Helmand provinces.