The operation was carried out simultaneously in different provinces: Kandahar, Nangarhar, Lagman, Balkh and others.
According to the Ministry,157 militants were killed in these regions, 42 more were injured over the past 24 hours. In addition, the security forces defused about 80 improvised explosive devices.
157 #terrorists were killed & 42 others were wounded in #ANDSF operation in Kandahar, Ningarhar, Laghman, Kunar, Faryab, Konduz, Logar, Ghor, Badakhshan & Balkh provinces during 24 past hours. Also, 80 IEDs were defused by ANA & lives of tens of civilians were saved as a result.
— Ministry of Defense, Afghanistan (@MoDAfghanistan) April 4, 2021
Afghani forces have significantly increased their activity against Taliban members.
On April 3, the security forces have conducted two successful operations in Kandahar province. According to representatives of the Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan, aviation and ground forces in the areas of Arghandab and Jiri killed 18 Taliban fighters.
Moreover, on March 30th, the Afghan National Security Directorate claimed the elimination of two militant field commanders who provided liaison between al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
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