Monday, July 9, 2012

17 armed insurgents killed, 4 wounded and 2 others arrested by ANP

Publish Date: Jul 09, 2012
17 armed insurgents killed, four wounded and two others arrested by Afghan National Police

During the past 24 hours, Afghan National Police, Afghan National Army, NDS and Coalition Forces launched 17 joint clearance operations in Kunar, Laghman, Baghlan, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Zabul, Ghazni, Khost, Farah and Helmand provinces.

As a result of these operations, 17 armed insurgents were killed, four wounded and two others were arrested by Afghan National Police.

Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated 2597 kilograms of opium, 24 different types of weapons with 136 magazines, one radio handset, one rocket launcher, one PKM machine gun, 13 heavy rounds, 600 light rounds, four different types of mines, 200 kilograms of explosive materials, four suicide vests and 12 motorcycles.

During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Border Police discovered and defused 150 kilograms of explosive materials and one 82mm artillery shell with two rounds as a result of security operations in Herat and Logar provinces.
The 101 Kabul Zone National Police detained five individuals accused of theft in the 5th District of Kabul-City.
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