Afghanistan: Taliban Captures Zane Khan

Thursday, 24 August 2017 - 12:42

Last night , the Taliban seized the Zane Khan county in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province following a series of clashes with government forces.

According to Abdul Jame’a Jame’a, a member of Ghazni provincial council, four soldiers were killed and four others were injured in the clashes.

Zane Khan is located northeast of Ghazni city. Its population is up to 17000 people.

Following the seizure of Zane Khan, the Taliban is now able to threat the city of Ghazni itself.

Ghazni province has a number of important mines and plays and important role in Afghanistan economy.

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