The control of the district center of Taywara in northeastern Ghor province of Afghanistan also fell to the hands of Taliban after heavy gun battle.
According to the local security officials, the Taliban insurgents managed to seize the control of the district center after launching a coordinated attack on the district center.
Provincial public order police forces commander Mahmood Andarabi confirmed the fall of the district center into the hands of Taliban insurgents.
He said the attack was launched as a small security check post was located near the district center, forcing the security personnel to retreat.
Andarabi further added that clashes are still underway in the vicinity of the district center as a number of the security personnel and public uprising forces are trapped in the area and are responding to the enemy fires…