Official: Afghan Forces Take Back City Threatened by Taliban

September 9, 2016 7:06 AM

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A Kabul defense official says Afghan forces have retaken most of a southern provincial capital that was nearly overrun by the Taliban the day before.

The ministry's deputy spokesman, Mohammad Radmanish, says the army and police are in control all strategic locations in Tirin Kot, the capital of Uruzgan province.

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