• publish: 3 October 2015
  • time: 11:40 am
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 1554
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Afghan Security Forces Retake Baharak District of Badakhshan

Ministry of Defense has confirmed that after a large-scale military operation, Afghan security forces managed to retake Baharak district in the north-eastern Badakhshan province on Saturday morning.

The operation was launched on Friday night after the arrival of reinforcement troops from Kabul.

The district fell to the Taliban earlier in the day.

Meanwhile, Badakhshan provincial council has said that the Taliban are making gains in some other parts of the province after taking control of Warduj and Baharak.

 

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