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Taliban Seizes Ghor’s Tiorah District Hours After Capturing Kohistan in Faryab

The Taliban insurgents have taken control of Tiorah district of central Ghor province, following the capture of Kohistan district of Faryab in north of Afghanistan, local officials said Sunday. Toirah district was seized by the Taliban on Sunday morning, said the Provincial Governor’s Spokesman, Abdulhai Khatibi. The provincial police commander  …

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Afghan Forces Kill Two Militants In Ghazni

Afghan forces have killed at least two militants and injured three others after a group of Taliban on Friday launched a coordinated attack on checkpoints in second police district of Ghazni City. Provincial police chief Mustafa Mayar said the attack occurred early in the morning, but governmental forces responded immediately …

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Pakistan Launches Military Operation Against Islamic State in Tribal Areas  

Pakistan’s military has launched a large scale operation against the Islamic States in its volatile tribal areas, bordering Afghanistan, Reuters reported. Pakistani Military Spokesman, Lieutenant General Asif Ghafoor claimed that Islamic State (Daesh) was growing in strength inside Afghanistan, prompting Pakistan to launch an operation in Federally Administered Tribal Areas …

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