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Famous Taliban Commander Detained in Farah

Afghan security forces have detained a famous Taliban commander Mullah Azizullah also known as Zakaria in western Farah province, the Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Wednesday. According to a statement released, the Taliban commander has been arrested by the Afghan National Police (ANP) based on intelligence reports. The …

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Sancharak District on Verge of Collapse

The Archto and Bazar Bashi villages in Sancharak district of northern Sar-e-Pul province collapsed to the hand of the Taliban militants, a local official confirmed on Monday. Naqibullah Daqiq, the district governor for Sancharak told Ariana News that the Taliban insurgents have completely captured both villages as the security forces …

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Girls’ School Set Ablaze in Farah

Unidentified militants set ablaze a girls’ school on Sunday night in western Farah province, a local official confirmed. Sadiq Halimi, deputy head of the Farah Education Directorate told Ariana News that armed men entered the “Shahid Binafsha” Girls High School and placed explosives inside the building and detonated it afterward. …

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18 Taliban Militants Killed in Urozgan Raid

18 Taliban militants were killed during a special operation conducted by the Afghan special forces in western Urozgan province of Afghanistan, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Thursday. According to a statement released by NDS, the operation was carried out over Mawlawi Sharafuddin military hideout who is the …

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