Afghanistan—Taliban Launches Nationwide Attacks As U.S. Withdrawal Begins

TOLONews | 05/03/2021

The Taliban conducted a series of attacks across Afghanistan over the weekend as the U.S. formally began its military drawdown, reports the Tolo News (Kabul). There were 141 Taliban attacks over the previous 24 hours, the news service said on Sunday, with most taking place in the provinces of Badakhshan, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Takhar, Uruzgan and Zabul. At least 20 civilians and pro-government forces were killed in the attacks, including a commander of public uprising forces in Takhar. The...

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