Afghan Taliban kill 30 in first post-ceasefire assault
The provincial governor Abdul Ghafoor Malikzai expressed that this was first major attack since a ceasefire for the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday.
Abdul Aziz Bek, head of the Badghis provincial council, said that one military base was targeted in the district of Balamerghab.
Fifteen Taliban were killed in other areas of the province overnight, he said, adding that the militants prepared their attacks and did reconnaissance of the area during their ceasefire.
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Earlier, Afghan forces and Taliban militants celebrated Eidul Fitr together in the country following an unprecedented three-day ceasefire.
President Ashraf Ghani extended his unilateral ceasefire, initially due to end on Wednesday, by 10 days.
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