Afghan forces struggle to regain ground as casualties mount – report

An Afghan National Army soldier keeps watch near the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan October 31, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

KABUL (Reuters) – The Afghan government is struggling to recover control of districts lost to Taliban insurgents while casualties among security forces have reached record levels, a U.S. watchdog agency said on Thursday. The latest quarterly report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) underlines the heavy pressure on the government in Kabul […]

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