16 May '18, 6am

As Taliban enters Farah City, Resolute Support wrongly claims Afghan government is in control

As the Taliban entered Farah City and seized control of government buildings, police and intelligence headquarters, and the main square, Resolute Support – NATO’s command in Afghanistan – insisted that the Afghan government remained in full control of the city. Video evidence emerging from the city painted a different picture, one of Taliban fighters patrolling areas of the city, seizing weapons, and in control of government buildings. Several hours after Taliban fighters attacked the provincial capital of Farah, Resolute Support claimed that “Farah city remains under govt. control” and US Air Force A-10s were supporting the operation. #Farah city remains under govt. control. #ANDSF , supported by @USFOR_A #airpower , including @usairforce A-10s like one pictured, are on offensive against Taliban. @MoDAfghanistan has stated Afghan security forces are bringing their full ca...

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