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23 Nov 2019 | 11:15 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Eight Taliban militants wounded and killed in Kunduz province November 23

Afghanistan News Alert

Eight Taliban militants wounded and killed in Kunduz province November 23

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/23/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/25/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kunduz province


Special forces have killed and wounded eight Taliban militants in an operation on Saturday, November 23, the Kunduz province. The raid took place in the Taloka Village. Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province. Therefore, similar raids are likely over the near term.


The Taliban has a strong presence in Kunduz and retains control in several of the province's districts. In August 2019, militants tried to overrun the provincial capital of Kunduz. Taliban militants launch attacks on government personnel, security forces, and civilians in Afghanistan on a near-daily basis. Such assaults are, in part, intended to undermine the perceived capacity of Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) - and the Afghan government more broadly - to adequately provide security in the wake of the withdrawal of most US-led NATO forces from the country and to gain leverage amid ongoing peace negotiations.


Individuals in Kunduz are advised to remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

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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