17 May 2017

News Story: ANSF Retakes Qala-e-Zal District Following Heavy Clashes

By Faridullah Hussainkhail

Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) regained control of Qala-e-Zal district of Kunduz province on Tuesday morning after heavy clashes with the Taliban, security officials confirmed.

The ANSF launched a large-scale operation to retake the area and by late morning had regained control of the district governor’s building, said Satar Andarabi the Army Special Forces Battalion Commander.

Security forces are clearing the area of mines and Taliban insurgents, Andarabi added.

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