• publish: 8 May 2018
  • time: 11:11 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 6754

Taliban overran a district in Baghlan province

Afghan Taliban fighters overran Tala-wa-Barfak district in Baghlan province at around 3 pm Tuesday after they had surrounded the city, local official said.

According to a member of provincial council of Baghlan province, the Taliban fighters overran the district police HQ at around 3pm on Tuesday.

The Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid in a message to media said their fighters have now the control of the district.

Security officials have yet to make any comment regarding the reports so far.

This comes as the group had overrun another district in North Badakhshan province last week but the district was taken back by the government forces.

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