At least 28 local policemen were killed in a Taliban raid in Uruzgan, local
Officials confirmed to the press Thursday.

Zergai Ebadi, Uruzgan Governor Spokesman, said that following the attacks
the situation rapidly turned worst, which made some ANDSF to tactically
fallback from their positions, and some checkpoints remained besieged under the
Taliban.

Reports indicate the attacks occurred in Gizab district of Uruzgan province.

According to Ebadi, After the 28 local police surrendered to Taliban
insurgents, they were killed while in captivity.

Meanwhile, the Taliban told the press, these local policemen were killed
during the clash.

However, despite the calls for a ceasefire the battle between the Afghan
government and the Taliban has intensified.

Author

  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.