by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/04/19, 10:26 am
The Taliban launched an attack early Thursday on a government compound in the western Badghis province of Afghanistan, killing at least 20 security officials. Intense fighting continued into Thursday afternoon, said Jamshid Shahabhi, the provincial governor’s spokesman. The casualties include soldiers and policemen. Taliban spokesman Qari Yousf Ahmadi claimed responsibility for the attack. The insurgent group has persisted with almost daily attacks on Afghan security forces despite ongoing peace talks. U.S.