Taliban Attacks Span 24 Provinces in Past 24 Hours: MoD

The Taliban insurgents are increasing their activities in various regions of the country despite calls from the international community and the Afghan people for a ceasefire and a reduction of violence.

On Thursday, the Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said that the group’s fighters had expanded their attacks to 24 provinces over the past 24 hours, including Takhar, Helmand, Uruzgan, Kunduz, Baghlan, Laghman, Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Logar, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Zabul, Herat, Farah, Badghis, Faryab, Sar-e-Pul and Badakhshan provinces.

“Massive casualties were sustained by the Taliban as a result of the counterattacks by the Afghan security and defense forces,” said Fawad Aman, a deputy spokesman for the Ministry of Defense.

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Source: TOLO News