February 07, 2018

6 ANA embraced Shahadat, 17 insurgents killed

By Khaama Press - Wed Dec 31 2014, 4:21 pm

Afghan National Army-Special Forces-OperationThe defense ministry of Afghanistan says that six soldiers have been martyred in an enemy action.

General Zahir Azimi, the ministry’s spokesman says that the soldiers embraced Shahadat following a landmine explosion.

A statement issued General Zahir Azimi on Wednesday does not specify the exact location but says the explosion took place in past 24 hours during the military operations.

According to the statement 17 insurgents were killed and eight arrested in these operations conducted in seven provinces.

The statement further states that 127 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), weapons and ammunition were also discovered by the military.

Discovering 127 IEDs have apparently saved lives of many people.

During the past two days two commanders of armed groups who were supporting government lost their lives along with three of their men in IED explosions in Ghazni and Jawzjan provinces.

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