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Afghan police commander and officers join Taliban in Farah

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

police officers join TalibanAccording to local authorities in western Farah province of Afghanistan, an Afghan local police (ALP) officer joined the Taliban militants group along with a number of other ALP officers.

The officials further added Yaqoub, ALP commander has taken a number of light and heavy military equipments with him.

Provincial security commandment spokesman, Ahmad Fawad Askari confirming the report said that the ALP commander has taken 18 weapons along with an armored national police vehicle with him.

Mr. Askari further added that the commander has surrendered all the weapons and the armored vehicle to Taliban militants.

Farah is among the volatile regions in western Afghanistan where Taliban militants are openly operating in a number of its districts. It is yet not clear how many Afghan local police officers have joined the Taliban.

In the meantime Ahmad Fawad Askar confirmed that the ALP commander had contacts with the Taliban group earlier.

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