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Two Villages in Sancharak District Collapse to Taliban

Sar-e-Pul – Two villages in Sancharak district of Sar-e-Pul province collapsed to Taliban on Saturday night, a local official confirmed in a statement.
The District Governor for Sancharak, Naqibullah Daqiq, told Sahar News sources that the Taliban insurgents attacked the Khwaja Sorkh and Archto villages on Saturday night.
Daqiq confirmed that the militants captured the Khwaja Sorkh village, but he said the eastern part of Archto village was still under control of the Afghan security forces.
As per Daqiq’s statement, a member of public uprising forces was killed and another one wounded in clashes with the militants.
However, local residents at Sancharak told Sahar News that the villages were completely under the control of Taliban.
Taliban, in a statement, also confirmed that their militants completely captured Khwaja Surkh region of Sangcharak district.
(Sahar News)

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