district's building in Farah

Taliban blow up district’s building in Farah

The Taliban militants have blown up district’s building and police headquarter in Anardara district of Farah province after government forces retreated from the facilities to army headquarter in the district’s center.

A local security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed to Kabul Now that the Taliban militants have blown up the district’s building. The source also shared a video footage taken from the scene showing the district’s building is detonated with explosives while the militants calling “Allah u Akbar.”

Shah Mahmood Naeemi, a member of Farah provincial council, detailed that the Taliban militants launched attacks on the army headquarter after blowing up the district’s building and police headquarter.

The militants have dramatically increased their attacks on districts’ center since May 01, beginning of the foreign troops’ withdrawal from Afghanistan.

On Saturday, June 12, Lash wa Juwayn district of the southwestern province fell to the Taliban.

The total number of districts fallen to the Taliban since May 01, beginning of foreign troop withdrawal, across the country has raised to 23.

The districts fallen to the militant group are namely Nirkh and Jalrez in Maidan Wardak, Burka in Baghlan, Dawlat Shah in Laghman, Gizab in Urozgan, Deh Yak and Jaghatu in Ghazni, Shinkai in Zabul, Du Ab and Mandol in Nooristan, Dawlatyar and Qaisar in Faryab, Shahrak, Tulak, and Saghar in Ghor, Ishkamish in Takhar, Zari in Balkh province, Sancharak, Gusfandi,  Sozma Qala and Sayyad in Sar-e-Pul, Aliabad in Kunduz, and Lash wa Juwayn district in Farah.