Special ANA unit to conduct nighttime raids in north
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A well-equipped unit of a thousand Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers has been deployed to Kunduz province to launch night operations in the northern zone, an official said on Sunday.
The special ANA unit is equipped with night vision goggles, air transport, aircraft, armoured vehicles and modern weapons, an army commander said.
Gen. Syed Abdul Karim said the newly deployed unit would operate in the northeastern zone, including Kunduz, Baghlan, Takhar and Badakhshan provinces.
He added military operations were currently being conducted independently by ANA soldiers and NATO was equipping them.
“Commandos and special the ANA unit are the biggest challenge the enemy and they are operating day and night to eliminate terrorism,” Karim concluded.
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