Naqeebullah Fayeq, Governor of Faryab province [Photo: Archive]

Faryab, Afghanistan – Naqeebullah Fayeq, Governor of Faryab province, said the Taliban insurgents have intensified war in the province, triggering concern among locals.

Fayeq wrote in a tweet sudnay, saying the Afghan Security Forces will defend the citizens through day and night.

“Buzbuzak [M16] is the most dangerous weapon of the Taliban, which targets our soldiers in the dark of night,” he said in a tweet posting a M16 weapons. “Last night, in an ambush attack by security forces in Shirin Tagab, four Taliban were killed and one of their Buzbuzak fell into the hands of soldiers.”

Faryab, in north of Afghanistan, is one of the insecure provinces, where Taliban often carry attacks against civilians, government officials and security forces.


  • Muhammad Arif Sheva holds a B.A degree in Journalism from Int'l Peace Leadership College Rizal, Philippines. Sheva works as an editor and content writer for Khaama Press.