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Taliban offensive

26 Sep, 2014

A Taliban offensive in eastern Afghanistan leaves an estimated 100 civilians dead or wounded, including some women and children who were beheaded, a provincial deputy governor says. The insurgents beheaded at least 15 people, including women and children. Mohammed Ali Ahmadi:

We only have local police forces and a small number of Afghan National Army personnel fighting a huge number of well-armed Taliban in the area.

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