Afghan president congratulates armed forces for Ghazni victory

FILE PHOTO: A member of the Afghan security forces stands guard next to damaged army vehicles after a Taliban attack in Ghazni city, Afghanistan August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mustafa Andaleb

KABUL (Reuters) – President Ashraf Ghani congratulated Afghanistan’s armed forces in Ghazni on Friday for their victory over Taliban insurgents in the strategically important city after clashes that killed at least 150 soldiers and 95 civilians. The Taliban’s five-day siege of Ghazni eased on Wednesday after Afghan officials declared that they had regained complete control […]

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