18 armed insurgents killed, 11 wounded and four others arrested by Afghan National Police.
During the past 24 hours, Afghan National Police, Afghan National Army, NDS and Coalition Forces launched 11 joint clearance operations in Kapisa, Takhar, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Logar, Ghazni, Khost and Paktika provinces.
During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused two anti-vehicle mines as a result of security operation in the Alishang District of Laghman province, yesterday.
As a result of these operations, 18 armed insurgents were killed, 11 wounded and four others were arrested by Afghan National Police.
Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated nine different types of weapons, 150 anti-personnel mines, one hand grenade, 150 heavy rounds, 10 packages of explosive materials, 13945 kilograms of ammonium nitrate and one motorbike.
The 101 Kabul Zone National Police detained nine individuals accused of murder, theft and carrying illegal weapons without license in the 4th, 5th and 15th Districts of Kabul-City.
In the meantime, Afghan National Police arrested a kidnapper while he attempted to kidnap a child in the Bar Abad village, Bahsoud District of Nangarhar province, yesterday.