Taliban occupies northern Afghan territory bordering Tajikistan

11.09.2019

Taliban fighters overran the Yangi Qala district in the northern Takhar province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said.

Mohammed Jawad Hajari, spokesman for Takhar provincial administration, confirmed the collapse of Yangi Qala district to the militant group but refused to provide details.

Locals and an official on the condition of anonymity confirmed...