05 July 2017

News Story: 29 Taliban Insurgents Lay Down Arms, Join Peace Process

At least 29 Taliban insurgents laid down arms and joined the peace process in western Farah and central Uruzgan provinces this week, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement on Tuesday. 

“A group of 18 armed Taliban fighters renounced violence and surrendered to the Afghan National Police after their commander was killed in Tokhi village, Dehrawood district, Uruzgan province,” read the statement.

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