Taliban Capture Arghanchkhwa District, 11 Security Personnel Killed

Local officials have reported that Taliban insurgent group captured Arghanchkhwa district of Badakhshan province.

Abdullah Naji Nazari, member of Badakhshan Provincial Council, told Reporterly on Saturday morning that, after several hours of clashes last night, the security forces retreated from Arghanchkhwa district and the district fell under control of the Taliban group.

Nazari added that in the clashes, 11 security forces personnel were killed including national army and police personnel and public uprising forces and five others were captured by the Taliban, and others were wounded.

He didn’t comment on casualties imposed on Taliban due to lack of communication in the district.

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