Taliban Captures Key Afghan Dam As Fighting Rages

Taliban Captures Key Afghan Dam As Fighting Rages

The Taliban has captured Afghanistan's second-biggest dam after months of fierce fighting in its former bastion of Kandahar, as the US forces have begun the withdrawal of its troops from the country after 20 years.

Andrew H. Sweet
  • The Taliban has captured Afghanistan's second-biggest dam after months of fierce fighting in its former bastion of Kandahar, as the US forces have begun the withdrawal of its troops from the country after 20 years.
  • The Dahla Dam, which provides irrigation to farmers via a network of canals and drinking water for the provincial capital, is now under Taliban control.

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