Latest Updates on Afghanistan, 21 April 2021
ISWNews Analysis Group: The Afghan army has released 28 civilian prisoners from a Taliban prison during an operation in the district of Musa Qala in Helmand province.
The Afghan army has released 28 civilian prisoners from a Taliban prison in the district of Musa Qala. Taliban sources claim that four people were killed and wounded in the operation. (image)
2- Nik Mohammad Rahbar, a Taliban commander, was assassinated by ISIS militants in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
A bomb blast inside the Zabul governor’s office in Qalat has injured Atajan Haq Bayan, chairman of the Zabul governor’s council.
4- Maydan Wardak:
Taliban attacked Army checkpoints in the district of Narkh, killing two members of the Afghan army.
The Taliban-affiliated media published images claiming that 31 members of the Afghan army had defected from the government and joined the Taliban.
A rocket hit Kabul University. The attack did not cause any casualties and so far no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Taliban media reported a massive attack on Zibak district.
8- German government officials estimated the cost of two decades of German military presence in Afghanistan at 12 billion euros.
9- 10 Taliban members including 2 of their commanders and 5 ISIS terrorists were arrested in Charkh and Mohammad Agha districts of Logar province during ANDSF operation, according to the Afghanistan MOD.