Local officials of Herat province reported that 36 anti-government armed oppositions were killed and injured, as a result of the joint operation of security forces in Adreskan district of the province.
Jilani Farhad, a spokesman for Herat governor told (DID) press agency that the operation has been started in the northeast of Adreskan district of the province three days ago, in order to clear the area from Anti-government armed oppositions. At least 15 anti-government armed oppositions were killed and 21 others injured.
“31 villages have been cleared of militants so far and the operation still continues,” he added.
Security forces have not suffered casualties during the operation.
It is said that hundreds of anti-government armed oppositions had come to Adreskan from neighboring districts, in order to target security forces and to prevent their advancement, but failed.