Press Release dated February 14, 2019

13 insurgents were killed in different parts of the country      

Kabul, Afghanistan:  In the past 24 hours, , Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched 11 clearing operations and carried out 79 Special Forces tasks in different parts of the country in order to remove security threats and ensure security. Afghan Air Forces also conducted 27 flights supporting Afghan National Army. As a result, 13 insurgents were killed and 11 were wounded.

These operations were conducted by the Afghan National Army Forces and with the support of Air forces in Kapisa, Parwan, Ghazni, Kandahar, Nimruz, Balkh, Jowzjan, Takhar and Helmand provinces.

In these operations, 8 insurgents were killed and 5 were wounded in Kajaki district of Helmand. 2 insurgents were killed and 3 were wounded in Delaram district of Nimruz. 3 insurgents were killed, 3 were wounded, 3 motorbikes and some weapons and ammunition were destroyed in Sangin district of Helmand.

Similarly, 17 IED s were discovered and defused in different parts of Afghanistan.


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.