Afghan authorities announced the elimination of 71 insurgent during operations to ensure security in various parts of the country in the last days. It is reported by Anadolu.
The statement of the interior Ministry of Afghanistan said that the security forces of the country began 12 operations in the provinces of Helmand, Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunduz, Farah, Wardak and Zabul.
During their carrying out 40 militants were injured and seven were arrested.
At the same time, Pajhwok Afghan News reported the death of six police officers were killed during a Taliban attack on one of the checkpoints in Helmand province. According to other sources, the Agency, the members of the security forces were shot by their commander, who was recruited by militants and fled with them after the attack.
8 may it was reported that in the result of operations conducted jointly by the intelligence services of Afghanistan and the United States in the Eastern province of Nangarhar, destroyed the leader of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib.
It is believed that Hasib was appointed last year after the death of his predecessor, Hafiz Saeed Khan as the result of an American airstrike, is the organizer of several large-scale attacks, including the main military hospital in Kabul.