Wednesday, 20 January 2016

'Exhausted' Afghan troops fighting Taliban in south 'need reinforcements'

'Exhausted' Afghan troops fighting Taliban in south 'need reinforcements' - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk
Afghan police fight on the front line across Afghanistan, often without the equipment and back-up of the army, which means casualties are higher.
General Sarjang said he was in contact with central authorities in Kabul and was confident fresh reinforcements would be deployed soon.
Taliban gunmen have been targeting districts across Helmand for weeks, stunning government forces that have been under-prepared, under-manned and under-equipped, according to civil and military officials.

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