Friday, 14 October 2016

Taliban reportedly kills 100 Afghan troops in Helmand capital

Taliban reportedly kills 100 Afghan troops in Helmand capital | The Long War Journal

While the Taliban routinely exaggerate the effects of its operations and often inflate the number of casualties inflicted, this report from The New York Times, appears to support the Taliban’s version of events. 
According to Afghan officials, Afghan forces were surrounded and negotiated to retreat, but the Taliban reneged and attacked the security force’s convoy as they retreated.


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