Drone Strike Kills 8 Uprising Forces in Takhar

Kabul: At least eight uprising forces have been killed in a drone attack on Friday in the Cheshmeh Yangi area of Takhar province, local sources said on Saturday.

Reports link the attack to the Taliban. Officially, Takhar police have not commented on the matter yet.

The uprising forces are equipped and funded by the National Directorate of Security. The Taliban had recently used small drones in Kunduz province to carry out attacks against security forces.

In one case, the group attacked the Kunduz governor’s office, killing four security personnel.

Security officials had previously confirmed that the Taliban were using drones to carry out attacks.

24 / April 2021
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