Jul 7 2021

Afghanistan: Latest news from Badghis front, 7 July 2021

As a result of the Taliban attack on Qalaa-e Naw town, the center of Badghis province, the prison of this city was captured by the Taliban and a large number of prisoners managed to escape. Clashes continue in other parts of the city. According to a Taliban spokesman who announced that Taliban would not order the capture of provincial capitals until September 11 this year, it seems that the Taliban do not intend to capture the town of Qalaa-e Naw at the moment. However, the presence of rebellious and rogue commanders in the Taliban increases the possibility of violating this …