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Security Incidents Drop By 20 Percent in November: Survey

In November, military operations by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) reduced by 21 percent while attacks by the armed opponents also dropped three times.

The November findings of the TOLOnews’ survey on the security situation in Afghanistan found that the security incidents sharply dropped by 20 percent in November compared to the month of October.
 
In November, military operations by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) reduced by 21 percent while attacks by the armed opponents also dropped three times.
 
According to the report, casualties between the armed opponents also dropped by 93 percent in November while civilian fatalities also reduced by 15 percent as compared to October.
 
In November, 934 security incidents were recorded across Afghanistan. The figure shows a 25 percent decrease compare to the month of November in 2015.
 
With the start of Shafaq 2 Millitary Operation in November, the military operation by the ANSF dropped by 21 percent, however ANSF’s intelligence and reconnaissance activities remained record high.
 
“586 military operations carried out in November including 162 intelligence and arrests. 43 insurgent attacks, 36 incidents of mine explosions, 49 air strikes and 4 suicide attacks also recorded in November,” the report reads.
 
“With the arrival of winter in November, activities of the armed opponents saw unprecedented decrease. But the security forces couldn’t manage to retake areas under control of the insurgents,” said TOLOnews researcerh Abbas Hussaini.
 
The eastern province of Nangarhar with 117 security incidents remains top while provinces like Uruzgan, Faryab, Kunduz, Helmand, Zabul, Farah and Sar-e-Pul are respectively among the provinces which have suffered major security incidents in November.
 
“The Taliban had planned to make their way to success via Sar-e-Pul and still they continue their efforts,” said Mohammad Zahri Wahdat, the governor of Sar-e-Pul province.
 
2151 armed opponent fighters, 77 security personal, 164 civilians and 6 US soldiers were killed in November. However this figure shows that fatalities among insurgents dropped by 93 percent while fatalities among civilians dropped by 15 percent.
 
But, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) did not provide details of casualties among army soldiers to media.
 
“In this period of time, both the government and the Taliban would make preparations for the war, but it is a good opportunity for the government,” said Sayed Abdul Muqaddam Amin, political analyst.
 
“All bases where the terrorists and the opponents exist must be targeted during winter,” said Dawlat Waziri, spokesmant to MoD.
 
The attack on civilians during an air raid in Kunduz, suicide attack inside a mosque in Kabul and a chopper crash which left the commander of 207 Zafar Army Corp commander general Muhayuddin Ghori were the major casualties in November.

Afghanistan

Security Incidents Drop By 20 Percent in November: Survey

In November, military operations by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) reduced by 21 percent while attacks by the armed opponents also dropped three times.

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The November findings of the TOLOnews’ survey on the security situation in Afghanistan found that the security incidents sharply dropped by 20 percent in November compared to the month of October.
 
In November, military operations by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) reduced by 21 percent while attacks by the armed opponents also dropped three times.
 
According to the report, casualties between the armed opponents also dropped by 93 percent in November while civilian fatalities also reduced by 15 percent as compared to October.
 
In November, 934 security incidents were recorded across Afghanistan. The figure shows a 25 percent decrease compare to the month of November in 2015.
 
With the start of Shafaq 2 Millitary Operation in November, the military operation by the ANSF dropped by 21 percent, however ANSF’s intelligence and reconnaissance activities remained record high.
 
“586 military operations carried out in November including 162 intelligence and arrests. 43 insurgent attacks, 36 incidents of mine explosions, 49 air strikes and 4 suicide attacks also recorded in November,” the report reads.
 
“With the arrival of winter in November, activities of the armed opponents saw unprecedented decrease. But the security forces couldn’t manage to retake areas under control of the insurgents,” said TOLOnews researcerh Abbas Hussaini.
 
The eastern province of Nangarhar with 117 security incidents remains top while provinces like Uruzgan, Faryab, Kunduz, Helmand, Zabul, Farah and Sar-e-Pul are respectively among the provinces which have suffered major security incidents in November.
 
“The Taliban had planned to make their way to success via Sar-e-Pul and still they continue their efforts,” said Mohammad Zahri Wahdat, the governor of Sar-e-Pul province.
 
2151 armed opponent fighters, 77 security personal, 164 civilians and 6 US soldiers were killed in November. However this figure shows that fatalities among insurgents dropped by 93 percent while fatalities among civilians dropped by 15 percent.
 
But, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) did not provide details of casualties among army soldiers to media.
 
“In this period of time, both the government and the Taliban would make preparations for the war, but it is a good opportunity for the government,” said Sayed Abdul Muqaddam Amin, political analyst.
 
“All bases where the terrorists and the opponents exist must be targeted during winter,” said Dawlat Waziri, spokesmant to MoD.
 
The attack on civilians during an air raid in Kunduz, suicide attack inside a mosque in Kabul and a chopper crash which left the commander of 207 Zafar Army Corp commander general Muhayuddin Ghori were the major casualties in November.

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