News Hour By TOLOnews
TOLOnews 10pm News 08 August 2021
Central parts of the city of Sar-e-Pul and many areas in Kunduz city have fallen to the Taliban after heavy clashes between the two sides.
Reports indicate that in Sar-e-Pul the governor’s compound, the police headquarters and the NDS office have fallen to the Taliban.
As clashes continue in the city of Lashkargah, Helmand’s capital, a health clinic and a school were destroyed in airstrikes and officials said that at least 20 civilians were killed in the fighting in the last 48 hours.
Helmand residents said most of the civilians, including women and children, were killed in rocket attacks and airstrikes.