Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

‘Taliban suffered heaviest losses in 3 months’

‘Taliban suffered heaviest losses in 3 months’

Jul 14, 2015 - 15:14

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The police chief on Tuesday claimed Talibaninfo-icon insurgents had suffered heaviest losses during operations over the past three months in southern Helmand province.

Brig. Gen. Nabi Jan Mullakhel told a police passing out ceremony here that the Taliban could no longer capture an area from security forces.

“During the past three months, police rendered many sacrifices in Kajaki, Sangin, Greshk and Musa Qala districts, but we showed that we can protect the country’s soil without foreign forces.”

Mullakhel said the Taliban had been planning to capture some areas this fighting season, but they tasted defeat at the hands of Afghan security forces and their attacks had subsided.

“Our police are well-trained. We have established blockhouses in areas which the Taliban would cross, but now their movement has been restricted.”

The police chief said the newly-graduated police officials would further strengthen police ranks.

Col. Syed Naeem Himmat, the police training centre chief, said police were trained at the centre in line with international standards.

He said 172 cadets today received their graduation certificates upon completing a two-month professional training.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.



Twitter Update