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Taliban attract capital province of Uruzgan within

Taliban attract capital province of Uruzgan within

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The Taliban are Tarin Kowt entered, the capital of the Afghan province of Uruzgan. The militants have a way to the centre, fought, and are the seat of the governor until a few hundred meters approached, according to local authorities.

The provincial leaders fled towards the airport, where an Afghan military base. Seven checkpoints including a prison would now be under the control of the Taliban. There would be in different parts of the city battles take place.

In Tarin Kowt has a population of approximately seventy thousand people. Between 2006 and 2010 were Dutch soldiers are deployed in Camp Holland, near Tarin Kowt.

According to a police have police officers barely offer resistance. They would be agreements concluded with the Taliban, and then without having to fight to leave. Wednesday night would be the Taliban all in a call to government officials have made clear that this protection would get at the time that they are without resistance would give.

If the action of the Taliban succeed, it would be for the first time since the ouster last year of the Taliban from the area, that the group a foothold.

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