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Khanshin District of Helmand Falls to Taliban

(Last Updated On: October 4, 2016)

khanshinKhanshin district in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan fell to Taliban militants on Tuesday morning, a security source said.

A security source on the condition of anonymity told Ariana News that the district was captured by Taliban fighters early this morning after heavy clashes with Afghan security forces.

But local officials have not made a comment about this report yet.

At the same time Helmand provincial council members said that still clashes continues between the government forces and insurgents.

Taliban also claimed their militants have captured the district admin center and police HQ during a brief operation.

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