TALIBAN INTENSIFIED ITS OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN AGAINST AFGHAN ARMED FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN




Mustafa AY – TDO – 13.08.2018 After consecutive suicide bombings, which Taliban launched within a month, a bloody combat between Taliban and Afghan Armed Forces in the city of Ghazni unfolded on Sunday. In the combat, Afghan Armed Forces lost its 90 soldiers as well as 13 innocent civilians were killed by Taliban. In addition to those who lost their lives in the bllody combat, 43 Afghan troops and 90 civilians got wounded slightly and seriously. Even though Taliban lost many of its militants in the combat, they seized the grip of many parts of the city from Afghan forces. According to the reports, Taliban subverted the communication networks in order to cut the city’s access to outside off.