By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Afghan security forces retook the control of Pashtun Kot and Khan Chaharbagh districts in the northern province of Faryab on Monday, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.
The clearance operation was launched by the security forces on Monday and later in the day they retook the control of the two district from the Taliban. The Afghan army also reported advances in their operations to retake Khwaja Omari district in central Ghazni province and Shinwari district in Parwan. Afghan forces also made advances in Kunduz and Takhar, officials and other sources said. After two weeks of clashes in different parts of Kunduz, particularly on the outskirts of Kunduz city, some stability has been restored since Sunday night.
“The situation in the city is good, it is improving. All shops have been reopened,” Kunduz resident said. The security forces said they will continue their efforts to strengthen their posts on the outskirts of Kunduz city.
“All the security forces who have come to the center of Kunduz from other districts have been deployed to different parts of the city,” said Shah Mahmood Fazli, acting commander of the first regiment of 217 Pamir Corps.
He also said the Taliban receive medical treatment in Pakistani hospitals.