Taliban Capture At Least 20 Guards of Lapis Mine of Badakhshan

Provincial officials have reported that Taliban captured at least 29 guards of Lapis mine of Badakhshan.

Taliban insurgents attacked on Lapis mine in Keran wa Menjan Monday night, speaking to Reporterly on Tuesday, Nek Mohammad Nazari, spokesman of Badakhshan governor said.

Nazari further added that, 15 to 20 guards were captured as a result of Taliban attack.
The mine is also under the control of Taliban group, as per Mr. Nazari.

Lapis mine of Keran wa Menjan is located near the Pakistan‘s borders and Panjshir and is considered as a major mine of Afghanistan.

16 / July 2019