Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 9, 2018 The bodies of dozens of Afghan soldiers have been found at a base that Taliban fighters attacked last week in the southern province of Uruzgan, military officials say. “We have discovered and transported 40 bodies from the area so far,” Chinartu district Governor Faiz Mohammad said on August
Ayaz Gul VOA News August 4, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Authorities in southern Afghanistan said Saturday they have lost contact with scores of soldiers after Taliban insurgents assaulted a military base in the restive Uruzgan province. A regional Afghan National Army (ANA) spokesman told VOA heavy fighting erupted following the late Friday insurgent offensive in the Chinarto
Pajhwok: Health official in central Uruzgan provinces say Taliban insurgents have banned a polio vaccination campaign and warned the department to avoid administrating the drops to children… Bashir, a resident of Tarinkot City, hoped the Taliban did not create hurdles against health services to public. Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News July 7, 2018 NATO said Saturday that a U.S. soldier had been killed and two others wounded in what it called an “apparent insider attack” in southern Afghanistan. Alliance officials said the two wounded service members were in stable condition and receiving medical treatment. A Taliban spokesman said in a statement that the
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan February 28, 2018 Afghan officials say at least five police officers have been killed and 30 other people abducted in two separate incidents in the south of the country. Dost Mohammad Nayab, the spokesman for Oruzgan Province’s governor, told RFE/RL that the incidents occurred on a highway linking Kandahar and Oruzgan
KABUL, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) — Two Taliban militants were killed and four others wounded during an ongoing operation conducted by Afghan security forces in southern province of Uruzgan, the Defense Ministry said on Friday. “A joint cleanup operation supported by Afghan army’s artillery and air force is continuing in Charchino district, Uruzgan province. Two armed
KABUL, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) — Five Taliban insurgents, including a local leader, were killed after Afghan army launched an operation in the southern province of Uruzgan, the Defense Ministry said on Sunday. “A Taliban local leader named Bismillah along with four insurgents were killed during a military operation in Dihrawud district on Saturday,” the ministry
TRINKOT, Afghanistan, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) — The government forces, after three days of fierce fighting and killing some 80 militants, have foiled Taliban attempts to overrun Uruzgan’s provincial capital Trinkot, a key city in Afghanistan’s southern region, provincial police chief Wali Jan Sarhadi said Wednesday. “Operations against Taliban rebels which begun three days ago have
Press TV September 19, 2016 At least eight police officers have been killed in US airstrikes in Afghanistan’s embattled central province of Uruzgan, officials say. A military commander said Monday one officer was killed in an initial airstrike targeting police checkpoint in the Saki area of Tirin Kot while seven others were killed in a follow-up strike.
Khaama Press: The provincial police chief of southern Kandahar General Abdul Raziq has said he will not return to Kandahar until Tarinkot city is fully cleared of Taliban insurgents. Tarinkot city is the provincial capital of southern Uruzgan province which witnessed heavy clashes last week as the Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated to capture its control. Click