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PublishDate: Sunday, May 13, 2018 11:27

Faryab: Taliban capture another strategic area

A credible source, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban captured the Qara-i-Sheikhi area of the district at around 10pm on Saturday night.
The insurgents claimed killing six Afghan soldiers, catching another four alive, seizing four tanks, a mortar, a machine gun and four rifles from the security personnel based in the locality.
According to local officials, the militants also suffered heavy casualties during the overnight firefight, but they did not give exact figures.

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