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10 Sep 2018 | 12:38 PM UTC

Afghanistan: Series of Taliban attacks in the north September 8-9

Afghanistan News Alert

Dozens of security personnel killed in separate Taliban attacks in the north of the country September 8-9

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/10/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/10/2018, 11:59 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION Afghanistan


On Monday, September 10, Afghan authorities announced that nearly 40 security personnel members had been killed in a series of attacks carried out by Taliban insurgents in the north of the country over the previous two days. In Kundunz province, at least 13 were killed in an attack on a checkpoint. In Jawzjan province, the Taliban attacked Khamyab district on various fronts. In Samangan province, 14 local Afghan policemen were killed.


Individuals in Afghanistan are advised to monitor the situation, avoid large public gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities. The security environment in Afghanistan remains complex. Although travel is possible in some areas, other areas should be considered strictly off-limits. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.


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