- On Saturday, for the third consecutive day in Herat, Afghanistan, there was a fierce attack from the Taliban.
- Taliban militants put all their might to capture the capital of Herat province
- It is being told that the Taliban terrorists have reached very close to the city of Herat and the war is going on.
On Saturday, for the third consecutive day, there was a fierce attack from the Taliban in the western city of Herat in Afghanistan. Taliban militants used full force to capture the capital of Herat province. It is being told that Taliban terrorists have reached very close to the city. During Saturday’s attack, Afghan security forces gave a befitting reply to the Taliban, forcing them to flee. It is being told that the Afghan army had to send commandos by air to stop the capture of Herat.
Meanwhile, locals are afraid that Taliban militants may enter the country’s third largest city of Herat at any time. Thousands of people have fled the city because of this conflict. Afghan security forces have alleged that Taliban militants are using people’s homes and gardens as shields. Because of this, his campaign has slowed down.
Pakistani fighters with Taliban in Herat
Of the 17 districts in Herat province, only two are now under the control of the Afghan government, Gujara and the city of Herat. Two days of fierce fighting took place in Malan Bridge, south of the city of Herat, but the Taliban captured it as well. The Afghan Air Force also helped in this operation but the Taliban could not be stopped. Herat Governor Abdul Sabur Kane said Pakistani fighters are helping the Taliban in Herat, Farah and Badghis.
The governor said the Taliban had launched an attack on the city of Herat but their attempt was foiled on the outskirts of the city. In this area, fighters led by Ismail Khan are helping the Afghan army. Meanwhile, the people of the city of Herat have said that the Taliban have come near our homes and the war has started. We have no other option but to leave our home. He said that some of our neighbors had stayed but they too will have to leave the city.
Commander Colonel Abdul Hamid assassinated
Earlier on Friday, the Taliban killed Colonel Abdul Hamid, the commander of the 1st Regiment of the Afghan Army’s Zafar 207 Corps. He was fighting a war in the southern area of Herat and was taken hostage by the Taliban. The Taliban carried out a major attack on the United Nations office in the city of Herat. Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Fawad Aman said that the Taliban once again attacked the UN office on Saturday.