13 May '18, 8pm

Afghan Military retreating from strategic districts after fierce assaults by Taliban, admits MoI

Afghan Military withdrawing from strategic districts after fierce assaults by Taliban, admits MoI KABUL - In the last week Afghan security forces suffered heavy losses in clashes against insurgents across the country, but on Sunday the Afghan interior ministry said that security forces have retreated from some areas that have high threat levels so as to avoid additional fatalities. According to security departments, in the last 19 days, since the start of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive, the group has carried out over 2,700 attacks which resulted in high fatality rates to both security forces and Taliban militants. READ MORE: Multiple blasts rock Afghanistan, severe gun battle erupt During this time, Kohistan district in Badakhshan province, Belchiragh district in Faryab province and Tala Wa Barfak district in Baghlan province have fallen to the Taliban. Interior spokesman ...

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