May 5 2020

Latest Updates on Afghanistan and Pakistan, 5 May 2020

1. Peace Talks:– The government of Ashraf Ghani have freed 98 of Taliban prisoners from Polcharkhi prison of Kabul.– The spokesman for security council of Ashraf Ghani’s government: “Until now 648 of Taliban prisoners were freed and soon the other 850 will be too.” 2. Badakhshan:During a massive Taliban offense against the Yaftal district, Taliban took the control of 7 villages. 3. Faryab:During the attack of a Taliban infiltrator in Yangi village, 3 were killed and 9 more injured. 4. NangarharAccording to the local sources, the intelligence chief of ISIS was arrested by security forces. 5. Helmand:A car bomb exploded …