afghanpolice2According to Afghan interior ministry officials, Afghan national police forces casualties have increased by 15 percent during the current Afghan year.

Sediq Sediq, spokesman for the interior ministry of Afgahnistan on Monday said militants attacks on Afghan police forces have increased by 13 percent.

He said at least 1,800 Afghan police forces were killed and more than 3,000 others were injured during the current Afghan year 1391.

Mr. Sediqi also added, anti-government armed militant groups carried out over 6,300 insurgency attacks on Afghan police forces during the year, which includes suicide attacks, roadside bombings and coordinated armed attacks.

According to Sediq Sediq, insurgents attacks on Afghan police forces shows an increase of 13 percent as compared to last year and according to statistical data.

He also urged the Afghan people to support Afghan police forces fighting the terrorism across teh country.

In the meantime interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi said militants also suffered heavy casualties during military operations conducted by Afghan police forces across the country during the current Afghan year.

He said at least 4,600 militants were killed, around 980 were injured and over 6,700 others were detained during the operations.

Mr. Sediqi also added criminal activities also dramatically increased during the year where over 12,000 crimianl cases have been reported and filed with the Afghan security institutions.

The criminal activities shows an increase of 3 percent as compared to last year and around 16,200 suspects have been detained in connection to the incidents, Sediq Sediqi said.

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  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.