Intense fighting in Afghan city Ghazni as Taliban presses

Afghan security forces keep watch at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, the capital of Wardak province, Afghanistan August 12, 2018.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban insurgents attacked police headquarters and other government buildings in Ghazni in central Afghanistan on Sunday and were threatening to seize control of the city, with the main highway now heavily mined, local lawmakers and residents said. U.S. aircraft conducted at least four air strikes but details of the fighting were unclear […]

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