Afghan security officials stand guard at a roadside check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE Afghan security officials stand guard at a roadside check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Afghan security officials stand guard at a roadside check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Afghanistan

Taliban and Afghan forces clash again outside Herat city, a day after UN police guard killed

  • Officials and residents reported renewed fighting on the outskirts of Herat, with hundreds fleeing their homes to seek shelter closer to the heart of the city.
  • On Friday, the main Herat compound of the UN came under attack from rocket-propelled grenades and gunfire that the UN blamed on anti-government elements

Topic |   Afghanistan
Afghan security officials stand guard at a roadside check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE Afghan security officials stand guard at a roadside check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Afghan security officials stand guard at a roadside check point in Herat, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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