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Wed, Jul

Armed Insurgents Suffer Heavy Casualties in Afghan Forces Joint Clearance Operations

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


   The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Kapisa, Kunduz, Kandahar, Oruzgan, Ghazni, Paktika and Paktiya provinces, as a result 177 armed insurgents were killed, 29 wounded and eight others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.

 Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition.
 During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused four different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Takhar, Paktika and Paktiya provinces.

 Afghan National Police encourages all citizens to report suspicious activities and criminal acts to contact by dialing 119.