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Taliban takes control of Chenartu, Afghanistan

Kabul, A local official in Uruzgan Province, central Afghanistan announced that Taliban has taken control of Chenartu city.

Speaking in a phone call with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), the local source said that about 40 military forces were killed, injured or arrested.

The army forces were deployed in Chenartu Governorate building, he said.

From among 60 soldiers, 15 of them could escape and about 45 others were killed, injured or arrested, he added.

Uruzgan is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the center of the country, although the area is culturally and tribally linked to Kandahar Province in the south.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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