New Commando Forces Arrive In Sar-e-Pul To Suppress Taliban

Kabul: The Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on Saturday that commandos and special forces arrived in Sar-e-Pul province before noon on Saturday as reinforcements, to suppress the Taliban.

Rohullah Ahmadzai, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense, said the forces were to launch operations to eliminate threats around Sar-e-Pul city, retake checkpoints and separate checkpoints in Baghawi, Sayed Abad and Sar-e-Pul districts.

At the same time, it was reported that the Sayyad district of Sar-e-Pul province had fallen to the Taliban.

The army base in Baghawi area and Suzma Qala district of Sar-e-Pul province fell to the Taliban on Friday. The capital of Sar-e-Pul province has been under siege by the Taliban for some time.

In addition, telecommunication networks in Sar-e-Pul have been shut down and detailed information on the war situation in the province is not available.

12 / June 2021
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