Afghanistan: Kabul sends hundreds of soldiers to Herat – Last Hour

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(ANSA) – ROME, AUGUST 01 – Violent fighting is underway for the fourth consecutive day in Herat, semi-besieged by the Taliban: on the field Kabul has deployed “hundreds of special forces soldiers” to defend the country’s third city, announced Defense Ministry spokesman Fawad Aman quoted by local media. The BBC reports intense fighting that also continues in the center of Lashkar Gah and in Kandahar. The Afghan Human Rights Commission announces that in the first six months of this year, 1,677 civilians were killed, with a dramatic increase of 80% compared to 2020.

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