10 Nov '17, 7pm

Taliban video shows fighters entering valley after Afghan forces retreat

#Taliban films Afghan forces retreating from outpost in the Fanduqistan Valley in Parwan province; Taliban then enters village. #Afghanistan pic.twitter.com/NDgdIb2Ixd — Long War Journal (@LongWarJournal) November 10, 2017 The Taliban released video of its forces entering the Fanduqistan Valley in Afghanistan’s central province of Parwan after Afghan forces retreated. The Taliban operation took place in the contested district of Ghorbund. The video, release on Voice of Jihad, the Taliban’s official website, shows Afghan forces retreating from mountaintop outposts and abandoning the village below after coming under attack by Taliban forces. US supplied HUMVEEs and other vehicles race from the outpost and through the village as Taliban fighters fire on them. A military helicopter is shown flying over the town but it is unclear if it fired on the Taliban. After the Afghan for...

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