Ajmal Abdulrahimzai, Spokesperson of MoF is briefing the media on HEC Decisions


MOD Press briefing 01 January, 2018
Monday, 01 January 2018 16:37

Opening Statement
Greetings and Welcome Dear Journalists!
I would like to update you on the security situation first and then will respond to your questions:

ANDSF has 8 ongoing offensive operations against the enemies in 8 provinces. Further, the Commando units also have conducted 14 offensive operations in various provinces. The Afghan Air Forces have had 157 flights to support ANA over the past 24 hours including 9 direct level targets on the enemies’ hideouts.

•             As result of clearance operations in Shinwari,Achen,Deh Bala Khugyani,and Surkh Roh Districts of Helmand province, 11 Desh militants were killed and two Pakistani terrorists were arrested , 1 hideout 1 vehicles of enemies packed with weapons and ammunitions were gained and destroyed  by ANA forces.
•             21 terrorists were killed, 4 others were wounded as result of air targets in Helmand province.
•             1 terrorist was killed, 1 Hideout off enemies was destroyed as result of air targets in Orazgan province.
•             9 terrorists were killed, 7 other were wounded, 2 vehicles, 1 Depew and some weapons were destroyed    as result of air targets in Khak Safid district of Faryab province.

The ANA engineering teams cleared 96 mines which were placed by the enemies of our country in different areas to kill civilians and destroy public properties.

In total, 47 terrorists including 11Daesh militants were killed and 20 others were wounded 2 others were arrested over the past 24 hours.

ANDSF operations in Nangarhar, Ghazni, Kandahar, Faryab, Sarepul provinces are rigorously and successfully going on and we will keep you updated on these operations.