Following 12 consecutive days of clashes in Alasay district of northeast Kapisa province, Taliban insurgents have taken control of Askin valley of Alasay district of Kapisa, local officials said.
The Taliban insurgents gained control of the valley. Local residents and police forces have fled the area in search of safety to eastern Laghman province, said Shukraullah, police chief of Alasay. He said Alasay is a key district of Kapisa in which the Taliban can threaten several other districts. Alasay district borders with Laghman province where insurgents frequently target the Afghan Police Force (APF) outpost. The local residents of the valley have fought against the Taliban insurgents several times, according to the district police chief.
However, the Taliban have not yet commented about the clash. The Kabul Times