Saturday, December 13, 2014
Khamyab District Now Controlled by Taliban
Afghanistan's Khamyab district in Jowzjan province is now controlled by the Taliban. Attempts by government forces to re-take the district with the assistance of local militias have failed. High-ranking police officers of the district have been killed. The population of the district now lives under 'Taliban rules'. Read more in "Taliban Takes District on Turkmen Border", Qishloq Ovozi Blog (Radio Free Europe), December 11, 2014.