SHEBERGHAN (SW) – An official in Jawzjan province claimed the Taliban have overran the Khamaab district in the province.
Amruddin Danishjo, member of the provincial council, informed the Taliban overran a number of security check posts, and the security forces are under the Taliban siege.
The district police chief, Ismail Khan, has confirmed that the Taliban have got control over security installations here. Khan said ten security personnel got killed and up to 50 are under the siege of the Taliban. He added eight members of the local uprising force have joined the ranks of the Taliban.
The Taliban have claimed overrunning the district.