Afghan Taliban destroy Afghanistan regional Police Headquarters after taking over new district
KABUL - Afghan Taliban destroy Afghanistan regional Police Headquarters in the northern province of the country.
Bomb blast went off in the police headquarters building in the northern Afghan province of Takhar on Sunday. The incident took place in the district of Darqad, which fell in the hand of the Taliban two weeks ago. The local people announced that the militants took out all equipment before detonating the bomb.
Takhar police spokesman Khalil Asir confirmed to local media that the police office was destroyed by the Taliban.
[image: Security forces inspect the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Taliban insurgents staged a coordinated attack targeting a security firm in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing people and wounding others.]
The attacks by the militants and counter-terrorist operations by the security forces intensified after earlier this month Washington cancelled secret peace talks with the Taliban link after the movementhad admitted to organising an attack in which a US soldier was killed, Sputnik has reported.