A Taliban Source Said A Batallion of Taliban Fighters from Helmand has entered Ghazni Province to Support Local Fighters in order to Maintain Presence in Ghazni City.
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Footage just in from Ghazni city shows plumes of black smoke rising in the air as buildings burn while Taliban fighters roam the streets of a clearly battle-weary city. Afghanistan
IEC chief said they will not accept responsibility for any delay regarding the holding of elections after today's widespread protests against the commission. He called on UNAMA to help resolve the crisis
Taliban: Claims by Kabul admin MoI and MoD officials about situatioin in Ghazni are baseless. Siege of remaining enemy inside city has tightened, talks are underway for their surrender. Besieged enemy is imploring Mujahidin to open a way for their retreat.
US Forces Afghanistan's Lt COL Martin O'Donnell: Ghazni City remains under Afghan government controlclearing operations are ongoing and sporadic clashes with the Taliban, particularly outside the city, continue. US conducted 21 strikes over the weekend and two thus far today
Defense minister: Fresh forced deployed to Ghazni lead Army chief and deputy MoI arrived Ghazni city today.
Afghan forces have begun anti-Taliban offensive in Ghazni city from four direction, situation will change in next 24 hours: defense minister
Defense minister confirms Pakistani and Chechen fighters were among the Taliban fighters who attacked Ghazni city.
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Eight Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed in a Taliban attack in northern Balkh
PD 1 of Ghazni city has been cleared of Taliban fighters, operation ongoing: interior minister #AFG
Ghazni prison is under our control: interior minister AFG
Afghan Minister of Interior rejected All Taliban claims regarding capturing key areas in in Ghazni city.
Barmak rejected all claims made by the Taliban that the group had taken control of key government facilities. He says chief of army staff, an MoI deputy and an NDS deputy are leading the Ghazni operation. Reiterates that Ghazni completely under govt control
Takhar - At least five members of one family were killed, and five others were wounded in a rocket attack in Dasht-e-Qala district of northern Takhar province on Monday, Takhar police officials confirmed, adding that the area is in the control of insurgents. Afghanistan
Ghazni: The large reinforcement convoy en route to Ghazni came under heavy contact last night in Baraki Barak and has pulled back to Camp Shank in Logar. It is therefore unlikely that these reinforcements will arrive in Ghazni today.
Kabul Explosion - the Kabul explosion close to the IEC's offices in Jalalabad Road was a suicide bombing. According to the Kabul police chief's spokesman, one policeman was killed and one wounded when the suicide bomber detonated his explosives close to protestors.
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At least 1 policeman has been killed in a suicide bomb in PD-9 Kabul city, Officials
Taliban controlled over Dihyak district admin, police HQ and bases in Ghazni province, more than 100 commandos killed and disappeared in Ajeristan district. Ghazni battle entered 4th day, the city controlled by Taliban without governor's and NDS compounds.
Taliban: CP by name of Commander Neiki overrun last night in Aliabad area of Chamtal Balkh. 8 gunmen killed, 3 wounded, sizable amount heavy/light weapons seized
Taliban again managed to take control over Ai Khanoum port on the border with Tajikistan and they are attacking Dasht e Qaleh in Takhar Dozens of soldiers killed and wounded
Taliban: 3 CPs overrun in Sar Khom area of Uruzgan capital Tarinkot, 18 hireling gunmen killed, 6 wounded, 10 unit weaponry/other equipment seized
Afghan commandos clear Bazaz, Cinema Road, Moy Mubarak Square areas in Ghazni city of Taliban fighters and push back them 1 kilometer from provincial police HQ, @1TVNewsAF reporter in city says
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Afghanistan @1TVNewsAF reports that Afghan Army special forces began to operate in Ghazni.
Taliban burn down radio and TV station in Ghazi, Afghanistan; radio technician among killed civilians.
The president's spokesman Haroon Chakhansuri said President Ashraf Ghani has ordered more troops to be sent to Ghazni after holding an emergency meeting on Sunday night. Discussions were held with provincial governor, members of 203 Tander Military Corps, heads of NDS and Police
Afghanistan: In Ghazni, Taliban militants retreated from Bala Hisar area, but PD5 fell to them and there is a heavy Taliban presence in Bakawol, Qala-e-Shahada and Naw Abad area.
Taliban: 2 CPs overrun in Lwarha area of Tsamkaniyo Paktia last night, multiple gunmen killed (corpses left behind) and pickup truck destroyed, weapons/equipment seized.
Taliban take over Ikhanam Bandar Takhar, 17 police killed, 10 wounded and APC destroyed; PKM/RPG/15 rifles/large amount equipment seized.
Taliban block Zabul-Kandahar highway in Shahr-e-Safa area.
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ADB2535 (Antonov Design Bureau) UR82029 AN124 heavy-lifter from Baku (Azerbaijan) to Bagram AB (Afghanistan) for #ResoluteSupport military charter flight.1959z
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Taliban also claimed overrunning a police check-post in Helmand, killing 4 and seizing weapons and ammo. Afghanistan
Fatalities among police that were dispatched from other provinces. Wounded, specially civilians, can't be treated in hospitals for both access and services. Half of the city burned down, a doctor in Ghazni city tells. Ghazni
Military Convoy Comes Under Attack While On Its Way To Ghazni
More than 90 Afghan officers and soldiers reportedly killed as the Taliban threatens to seize control of a key city south of Kabul
GHAZNI - An Afghan military convoy on its way from Paktia to Ghazni was ambushed at about 5.30pm local time in Sayed Abad district, Wardak province - about 80kms from Ghazni city. The convoy has not been able to move forward as clashes are ongoing
Ghazni - ANSF and foreign troops convoy are on their way to Ghazni from Kabul. The convoy is expected to reach the city later today, Wardak police chief has confirmed adding that Wardak police escorted them through their province
A @ResoluteSupport convoy is heading to Ghazni from Kabul after Afghan Army failed to retake Ghazni from the Taliban.
Taliban: 43 gunmen killed as last enemy positions in Ajiristan Daikundi overrun, 39 hireling commandos including intelligence chief detained. SPG9/2 Dshks/75mm artillery/4 PKMs/mortar/7 Aks/22 M16s/21 M4s/16 NVGs/3 pickup trucks/7 vehicle load ammo/other equip seized- Ahmadi
Taliban Capture Khwaja Omari District in Ghazni Province
Intense fighting continues in Ghazni, the police HQ caught fire and collapsed to the Taliban. 113 dead bodies and 142 wounded were taken to Ghazni hospital. The hospital is running out of the capacity for treatment, they are using corridors and other available space. Officials
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Afghanistan: This footage was shot this morning in Ghazni.