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KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 troops in western province

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed 14 Afghan soldiers and taken another 21 captive in an overnight attack in the country’s western Herat province. Herat provincial council member Najibullah Mohebi says attackers besieged two army outposts late on Thursday in Herat’s Shindand district. He says the fighting lasted for six … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 troops in western province

KABUL, Afghanistan | Officials: Taliban try to take Afghan city, kill at least 14

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban fighters tried to overrun a provincial capital in Afghanistan early on Friday, hiding inside homes before slipping into city streets in the night to attack security forces and killing at least 14 policemen before being pushed back, officials said. The overnight attack in the southeastern city of Ghazni, the capital of … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Officials: Taliban try to take Afghan city, kill at least 14