Afghan Security Forces Eliminated More Than 150 Taliban Members In 24 Hours

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Afghan Security Forces Eliminated More Than 150 Taliban Members In 24 Hours

Afghan National Army (ANA) troops conduct exercises October 13 at Camp Shorabak, an ANA base near Lashkargah, Helmand Province. [Zia Samar]

The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan announced the elimination of more than 150 terrorists during a special operation of the security forces.

The operation was carried out simultaneously in different provinces: Kandahar, Nangarhar, Lagman, Balkh and others.

According to the Ministry,157 militants were killed in these regions, 42 more were injured over the past 24 hours. In addition, the security forces defused about 80 improvised explosive devices.

Afghan Security Forces Eliminated More Than 150 Taliban Members In 24 Hours

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Afghani forces have significantly increased their activity against Taliban members.

On April 3, the security forces have conducted two successful operations in Kandahar province. According to representatives of the Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan, aviation and ground forces in the areas of Arghandab and Jiri killed 18 Taliban fighters.

Moreover, on March 30th, the Afghan National Security Directorate claimed the elimination of two militant field commanders who provided liaison between al-Qaeda and the Taliban.

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