Ministry of Defense
Forty-five armed insurgents were killed in Sangin district of Helmand province.
Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) launched a joint clearance operation to defeat insurgents and to bring peace and stability in areas of Sangin district of Helmand province. As a result of this operation 45 armed insurgents were killed and dozens were wounded, some weapons and ammunition were confiscated.
It is to mention that in this operation the enemies suffered heavy casualties while ANSF did not receive any.
Afghan National Army and National Defense Forces are for the protection of people‘s lives and properties and for defeating and eradicating terror groups, will fight the enemies vigorously and are ready to give sacrifices for bringing lasting peace and stability to people.
While insurgents spare no efforts in killing of innocent civilians and causing atrocities and bloodshed.
We will respond to war with war, without forgetting the sacred duty of bringing peace.