Publish Date: May 26, 2013
In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted several joint clearance operations with the cooperation of Afghan National Army, NDS and Coalition Forces to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan.
The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Kapisa, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Kandahar, Logar, Ghazni and Paktiya provinces, as a result 57 armed Taliban were killed, 26 wounded and seven other armed Taliban were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.
Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and defused some amount of light and heavy rounds ammunition and 1500 kilos of ammonium nitrate.
During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused six different types of mines placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Kunar, Laghman, Maidan Wardak, Herat and Nimroz provinces.