Senior Commander of 207th Zafar Corps in the western zone of Afghanistan, warned that the Taliban are preparing for a “Major Attack” in the upcoming spring.

Abdul Rauf Arghandiwal, 207th Zafar Corps’ commander, said during the introductory ceremony of the new commander of the 1st Brigade of the 207 Zafar Corps.

He indicated that we are waiting for a “bloody war” and we must be “ready for it”.

The commander warned the Taliban to violence or face the bloodiest spring ahead.

Referring to peace efforts, he said, the Taliban offensives did not only decreased but escalated in Ghor, Farah, and some part of Herat Province, he also added that 1200 Taliban were killed and 1600 were wounded in the operations conducted by the Corps this year

On the other hand, 600 Taliban attacks were repelled, Herat’s Governor, Sayed Abdul Wahid Qatali said.

According to Qatali, with the support of neighboring countries ( not exactly mentioning which country) he said the Taliban are destroying infrastructures, and spreads insecurity across the country.

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