02 Sep '17, 6pm

Taliban video documents takeover of district center in Kunar | FDD's Long War Journal

In a recently released video, the Taliban highlighted its fighters overrunning the Chapa Dara district center in Kunar province. While the date of the attack was not disclosed, it likely took place in May, when the Taliban launched an offensive in multiple areas throughout Kunar. The video, which is titled ‘Caravan of Heroes 13’ and was published on Aug. 28, was produced by Manba al Jihad Studio, “an official media wing of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Commission for Cultural Affairs Audio and Visual Sector” according to the accompanying statement announcing the release of the video. In the video, the Taliban show its fighters bombarding the district center from the surrounding mountains and overrunning remote outposts. The video depicts several direct hits on the buildings. At least a dozen Afghan soldiers were killed in the attack, but those images have been edited ...

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