Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Daesh, Taliban fighters locked in fierce battle in Arghandab

Daesh, Taliban fighters locked in fierce battle in Arghandab

Nov 07, 2015 - 15:21

QALAT (Pajhwok): Daesh, or so-called Islamic State (IS), and Talibaninfo-icon fighters clashed in the southern province of Zabul, inflicting casualties on each other, security officials said on Saturday.

The ongoing clash took place when Daesh members attacked Taliban at 3am in Khak-i-Afghan and Arghandab districts. The Taliban captured some of Daesh-controlled areas, the deputy police chief said.

Col. Ghulam Jilani Farahi told Pajhwok Afghan News both sides had suffered casualties, but exact numbers were yet to be known. A fierce battle is going on in the district.

Arghandab district chief, Haji Mohmand Nasratyar, confirmed the firefight but had no information about casualties, because telecommunication firms are not operating in the area.

However, two residents of the district, who wanted to go unnamed, said at least three injured Taliban fighters were shifted to Sardara area. They said the Taliban had captured some IS insurgents and their family members.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.



Twitter Update