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In Afghanistan 350 members of security forces were ambushed - RIA Novosti, 8/27/2018

MOSCOW, 27 Aug — RIA Novosti. The group of 350 employees of the Afghan security forces was ambushed, going to the city of Maimana which is the center of the province Faryab reports local TV channel TOLOnews. "The convoy from 350 members of the Afghan security forces was ambushed, going to the city of Maimana, the center of the province Faryab … Local authorities have confirmed that collisions continue" — it is reported on Twitter account of TV channel. Earlier it was reported that fighters of the radical Taliban * have occupied military base in the province Faryab in the northwest of the country. According to local media, during attack to base at least 17 servicemen of army of Afghanistan have died and 12 more have suffered. The head of local council in Faryabe Sabgatullakh Silab Muavin has said that the fate of dozens of soldiers who are on base remains to the unknown. In Afghanistan there is an opposition of government forces and fighters of the radical Taliban * which has seized the considerable territory in rural areas of the country earlier and has developed offensive at the large cities. In the territory of the country influence of the Islamic State terrorist group * has amplified (IS *). National forces of defense and safety of Afghanistan perform joint operations on fight against terrorism through the whole country. * the terrorist organizations banned in Rossii#Faryab — A convoy of 350 members of Afghan security forces were ambushed while on their way to Maimana city, capital of Faryab, from Ghormach district in Chahar Shanebe Tepa area. Clashes ongoing, officials confirm ​



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