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Desperate pleas for help as Taliban surround key Afghan district center – News – Stripes

Desperate pleas for help as Taliban surround key Afghan district center – News – Stripes

A key district in one of Afghanistan’s bloodiest battlegrounds, Helmand province, is on the verge of collapse to the Taliban, officials said Monday.

Most of Sangin district, where scores of British and American troops died during the 14-year NATO-led military mission in Afghanistan, is in control of the Taliban, according to local officials and journalists.

Source: Desperate pleas for help as Taliban surround key Afghan district center – News – Stripes