A security guard stops a car at a check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday as a night curfew was imposed across 31 of the country’s 34 provinces. Photo: AFP A security guard stops a car at a check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday as a night curfew was imposed across 31 of the country’s 34 provinces. Photo: AFP
A security guard stops a car at a check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday as a night curfew was imposed across 31 of the country’s 34 provinces. Photo: AFP

Afghanistan government imposes night curfew to stem Taliban advance

  • The Taliban assault has seen the insurgents capture key border crossings and provincial capitals since May when US-led foreign forces began their withdrawal
  • The curfew will be effective between 10pm and 4am local time, said deputy interior ministry spokesman Ahmad Zia Zia

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A security guard stops a car at a check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday as a night curfew was imposed across 31 of the country’s 34 provinces. Photo: AFP A security guard stops a car at a check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday as a night curfew was imposed across 31 of the country’s 34 provinces. Photo: AFP
A security guard stops a car at a check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday as a night curfew was imposed across 31 of the country’s 34 provinces. Photo: AFP
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