Ghormach District Of Faryab Falls To The Taliban

(Last Updated On: October 11, 2016)

faryab-ghormach-districtThe Ghormach district of northern Faryab province has fallen to the hand of Taliban militants, police officials confirmed on Tuesday.

Abdul Karim Youresh, provincial police spokesman said during the last 24 hours heavy clashes was going on between the Afghan security forces and Taliban militants, but early this morning Afghan forces evacuated the administrative building of the district and relocated to a nearby military base in the district.

According to the source, the governmental forces are struggling to retake the building from the insurgents.

This comes after a number of parliament members from Faryab province expressed their concerns about Taliban threats and warned if government fail to pay attention to Faryab it will face the situation of Urozgan and Kunduz provinces.

Faryab is among the volatile province in the north of Afghanistan where Taliban insurgents are actively operating in a number of its districts and usually carry out attacks against the Afghan forces.

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