The ambush came despite Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha this week. Photo: EPA

Afghan forces free hostages taken by Taliban, as group rejects calls for ceasefire

The Taliban has reasserted itself this month with a wave of deadly attacks that have killed hundreds

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The ambush came despite Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha this week. Photo: EPA
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