Afghan Forces Retake Control of Taywara District from Taliban

The Afghan national defense and security forces have retaken the control of Taywara district in northwestern Ghor province of Afghanistan.

According to the local government officials, the control of the district fell into the hands of the Afghan forces earlier today following the counter-terrorism operations.

The Taliban insurgents had seized the control of the district four days ago after several days of heavy gun battle.

The Afghan Special Operations Forces command confirmed the fall of the district into the hands of the Afghan security forces earlier today.

A spokesman for the Special Operations Forces command Abdul Qayoum Nuristani said the Taliban insurgents have suffered casualties as a result of the operations.

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