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Taliban Overruns Northeastern Afghan District

Afghan officials and insurgent sources say the Taliban has captured a remote district in the northeastern province of Badakhshan. This is the second time during this year’s fighting that insurgents have overrun the embattled Yamgan district. A spokesman for the provincial police told local media Thursday that Afghan security forces have staged a "tactical" retreat and taken positions in surrounding villages, awaiting reinforcements for a counteroffensive to retake...

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