04 August 2017

News Story: MoD Plans To Launch Dand-e-Ghori Operation

By Sharif Amiri

The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Wednesday that Dand-e-Ghori area of Pul-e-Khumri city was the central command and control point of the Taliban in Baghlan Province.

Deputy minister of defense Major General Shaor Gul said a military operation will soon be launched to destroy  Taliban safe havens in Dand-e-Ghori, which has been a key region for the Taliban over the past four years. 

“It is planned that in the near future an operation will be conducted to destroy terrorist safe havens (in Dand-e-Ghori),” Gul said.

However, tribal elders have complained about government's negligence in roping them in to help.

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