21 August 2017

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Tuesday August 8, 2017

Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with Special Forces’ units, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani lauded their bravery and efforts in suppressing the enemies, the president press office said in a statement.
President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday met with the heads of Special Forces units at the presidential palace and said “the Afghan special forces were succeeding in preventing enemy threats in the country,” the statement added.  “With the efforts of these troops, the country’s enemies are not able to attain their goals,” the president said. He added that “the Afghan government also thanks its international allies for their training and provision of equipment to special forces.” President Ghani praised the special forces of the country and rewarded them with a month’s super-skill salary for their efforts in countering the threat. At the end, the president thanked the international allies’ cooperation in training and equipping of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) particularly the Special Forces.

Tuesday August 8, 2017

Kabul (BNA) As many as 36 armed oppositions were killed, 31 including their commander were injured due to joint military operations conducted by Afghan security personnel within the last 24 hours across the country.
Ministry of National Defense press office issued BNA, the operations were launched with support of Afghan air and artillery forces to protect the lives and properties of people and annihilate armed rebels in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Kapisa, Laghman, Paktia, Paktika, Logar, Ghazni, Zabul, Urozgan, Kandahar, Badghis, Baghlan, Faryab, Badakhshan and Helmand provinces.
Some heavy and light weapons, ammunitions and war mobilizations have been seized by Afghan security troops during the operations as well, the source added.

Tuesday August 8, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghan Special Forces launching clearing operation succeeded to perish three senior local commanders of Taliban militants in northern Kunduz province.
In-charge of National Directorate Security (NDS) department in Kunduz told BNA correspondent, during the operation three commanders were killed and three other militants severely wounded.
Some military equipment and their dead bodies remained at the battlefield, the source added.

Monday August 7, 2017

Kabul (BNA) As many as 10 Taliban fighters lost their lives following air and group attacks conducted by Afghan security forces in northern Faryab province.
Col. Nasratullah Jamshidi deputy directorate of 209 Shaheen army corps press said BNA reporter, the raids carried out by Afghan security forces in various parts of Aab Garmak region, Ghormach district of Faryab, as a result 10 rebels were killed and 15 others were wounded.
According to another report, five anti-government militias were killed following military operations led by Afghan National Army in different parts of Dawlat Abad, Sharin Tagab and Khawaja Sabz Posh districts of Faryab province.
In addition, seven militants including their top commander named Fairoz were injured during the operations, Jamshidi added.
Two Afghan military officer were wounded and there is no damages on civilians following the military activities, Jamshidi concluded.

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