Afghan people hold posters calling for peace during a protest on Sunday in Herat to condemn violence, which has surged in Afghanistan since a missed May 1 deadline for US troops to withdraw. Photo: EPA Afghan people hold posters calling for peace during a protest on Sunday in Herat to condemn violence, which has surged in Afghanistan since a missed May 1 deadline for US troops to withdraw. Photo: EPA
Afghan people hold posters calling for peace during a protest on Sunday in Herat to condemn violence, which has surged in Afghanistan since a missed May 1 deadline for US troops to withdraw. Photo: EPA
Afghanistan

Taliban launches huge offensive after US’ Trump-era Afghanistan withdrawal deadline missed

  • Afghan security forces launched air strikes and deployed elite commando forces to fight off the offensive in Helmand
  • Although the United States did not meet the May 1 withdrawal deadline agreed last year, its troop pull-out has begun

Topic |   Afghanistan
Afghan people hold posters calling for peace during a protest on Sunday in Herat to condemn violence, which has surged in Afghanistan since a missed May 1 deadline for US troops to withdraw. Photo: EPA Afghan people hold posters calling for peace during a protest on Sunday in Herat to condemn violence, which has surged in Afghanistan since a missed May 1 deadline for US troops to withdraw. Photo: EPA
Afghan people hold posters calling for peace during a protest on Sunday in Herat to condemn violence, which has surged in Afghanistan since a missed May 1 deadline for US troops to withdraw. Photo: EPA
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