Afghanistan: Sangin Almost Entirely In Taliban Hands

Latest reports from southern Afghanistan suggest that Sangin District in Helmand Province is now almost entirely under Taliban control after days of fierce fighting.

The police headquarters and the main government building fell to the Taliban on Wednesday, a local senator said.

The Taliban say their fighters have seized the entire district.

However, the Afghan defence ministry said fighting was continuing and that reinforcements had been sent.

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