‘Serious measures’ taken as Taliban attack Farah city in western Afghanistan

May 15, 2018 1:15 am stripes.com
‘Serious measures’ taken as Taliban attack Farah city in western Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Heavy fighting was ongoing in western Farah province near the Iranian border Tuesday morning after Taliban fighters launched a predawn assault on Farah city, killing and wounding several Afghan troops. The battle was underway in several areas of the city, Abdul Shakoor, a resident of the Bagh-e-Pul area, told Stars and Stripes on Tuesday morning. The Taliban had captured a police district on the city’s edge, he…

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