Afghan troops defect to Taliban in Helmand

Taliban guerillas get ready to do battle with Afghan government troops

We Stirrers predicted that as soon as western troops were withdrawn from Afghanistan, the Taliban would regroup and retake the government. It’s happening.

According to news sources in Pakistan, up to sixty five Afghan soldiers, trained and armed by US and European military advisers, have defected to the resurgent Taliban, taking their weapons and equipment with them. Another 88 are reported to have been killed in heavy fighting between Taliban irregulars and government forces in the southern province of Helmand.

Afghan troops defect to Taliban in Helmand

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