Latest updates on Afghanistan and Pakistan, 16 Dec 2020
Latest news from the Afghanistan fronts and Afghanistan-Pakistan peace talks
1- Peace talk
– Afghan government released 50 of Taliban prisoners from Bagram.
– Taliban rejected Ashraf Ghani’s proposal to move the negotiations from Qatar to Afghanistan.
– General Miller: Our forces number will reduce to 2,500 until 15 January.
– American warplanes bombed Taliban positions in Arghandab district. Taliban claims more than 13 civilians lost their lives due to air strikes. Above image.
– Muhammad Ebrahim, commander of security forces in Helmand-Qandahar road, was killed due to mine explosion on the same road.
– 20 Taliban insurgents were killed during an operation by Afghan Special Forces.
3- Army forces are besieged by Taliban in Ismail Khel in Jalriz district. Local sources reported of heavy engagement and their critical situation.
Taliban attack to security forces Qunduz suburbs.
– Due to terrorist explosion in Rawalpindi district 25 injured.
– Security forces arrested a terrorist of a banned terrorist group in Karachi.