At least 40 bodies of Afghan National Army soldiers are found in a military base in Urozgan that Taliban forces stormed last week.
KABUL (Reuters) - Dozens of bodies of Afghan soldiers have been found in a military base that Taliban militants stormed last week in the embattled
- Reuters via Euronews
- At least 40 bodies of Afghan soldiers are found in a military base in Urozgan that Taliban forces stormed last week.
- At least 40 bodies of Afghan National Army soldiers are found in a military base in Urozgan that Taliban forces stormed last week.
- More than 100 Afghan soldiers and police, 13 civilians and hundreds of Taliban are killed during the ongoing offensive in Ghazni.
- Taliban insurgents attack an Afghan military base in Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh Province, killing more than 140 soldiers. It is said to be the deadliest attack of its kind
- At least 48 people, mostly students, are killed and a further 67 injured in a suicide bomb attack at an education centre in Kabul. The Taliban denies any involvement.
- A delegation of the Taliban political office in Doha, Qatar, has visited Uzbekistan from 7 to 10 August and met with officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Both parties "exchanged views of prospects of the peace process in Afghanistan".
- A large-scale military offensive is launched by the Taliban in a bid to overrun the southeastern city of Ghazni, a provincial capital on the Kabul-Kandahar Highway. They manage to take control of a part of the city.