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Afghan Forces Retake Center of Faryab’s Kohistan District

(Last Updated On: July 26, 2017)

Afghan military officials say security forces have retaken the center of Kohistan district in northern Faryab province.

The Afghan forces recaptured the district on Tuesday night at about 09:00 p.m., following the operation against the Taliban insurgents in the province, said Shaheen  209th Corps’ Spokesman, Nasratullah Jamshidi.

According to Jamshidi, dozens of the Taliban militants killed in Afghan forces’ operation which begun since Monday in Kohistan, Sherin Tagab and Qaisar districts of Faryab province.

It comes three days after the district was fell to the Taliban, following heavy clashes with the government forces. 

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