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Taliban set ablaze a school in Takhar

The Taliban militants set ablaze a school in Takhar province, local officials confirmed. Hessamuddin Nazari, the program director of the provincial education directorate, said that the militants set a girl’s school on fire, in Bodala village, in the provincial capital of Taleqan city. Khalil Asir, a spokesman for Takhar police, …

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30 Taliban militants surrender in Herat

At least 30 Taliban militants, including a group commander, have handed in their weapons to the Afghan security forces in western Herat province, said the Defense Ministry in a statement Sunday. According to the statement, a Taliban commander and his 29 fighters surrendered in Austora village of Chesht-e-Sharif district, Herat. …

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