17 mai 2018

Taliban forced to retreat from western city they attacked: Afghan officials


Afghan commandos, backed by US airstrikes, have managed to push attacking Taliban militants back to the outskirts of the western city of Farah following a day of fierce fighting, officials say. “The Taliban have retreated from the city and positioned their forces in the outskirts,” said provincial council member Dadullah Qani from inside the flashpoint city on Wednesday. Qani said the fighting had continued late into night. He said shops, offices, and schools in Farah remained closed as “people [...]