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Taliban militants blow up dam in southern Afghanistan

Other News Materials 30 July 2017 00:02
Member of the Taliban terrorist group, banned in Russia, have blown up a dam in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar leaving a swathe of agriculture land without water
Taliban militants blow up dam in southern Afghanistan

Member of the Taliban terrorist group, banned in Russia, have blown up a dam in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar leaving a swathe of agriculture land without water, Sputnik reporte citing local media.

The incident took place in the district of Shorabak in Kandahar province, the Khaama Press news agency reported.

Farmers fear that the land and the plants will be damaged since the dam provided water for the local irrigation system, a policeman told the news agency.

Afghanistan has long been suffering from unstable political, social and security situation due to the activity of Daesh and the Taliban.

Taliban's activity, particularly in southern Afghanistan, has been on the rise recently. On Wednesday, 26 soldiers were killed in an assault launched by Taliban in Kandahar.

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