Wed, Sep

Afghan Forces Launch Joint Operation in Kabul's Sorobi District


ana-pickup-patrolAfghan forces have launched a major military operation - code name (Musalas-e-Fuladi) - in Sorobi district of Kabul province, security officials reported on Thursday.

The operation's lead commander, General Laal Zaheer, announced that more than 2,000 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, Afghan National Police (ANP) and NDS personnel are taking part in the operation.

Gen. Zaheer said the operation would target insurgents supported by the Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI).

According to ANA officials, already several domestic and foreign insurgents have been killed, including a number of Chechen and Arab terrorists.