World end of the truce in Afghanistan: the fighting resumes in the south
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in the aftermath of the truce decreed for the party Muslim from Eid-el-Fitr that marks the end of Ramadan, the fighting resumed this Sunday, May 16 between the Taliban and the government forces in southern Afghanistan.
"Taliban and government forces clashed when the ceasefire ended," said Attallah Afghan, the head of the Helmand Provincial Council. The next day of the three-day truce decided to celebrate the end of Ramadan, the fighting took place in the south of.
The clashes were reported in the suburb of Lashkar Gah, the capital of the province of Helmand, indicated a spokesman for the army and a local manager. This area has already been the theater of intense fighting since May 1, when the United States was supposed to have withdrawn their 2,500 soldiers
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The EI group claims the attack of the
mosque according to Atuulah Afghan, the Taliban attacked several control points around the provincial capital and other districts. "They [Afghan forces, NDLR] are at the origin of the operations," said Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid before adding: "Do not assign us the responsibility.
The three-day ceasefire was globally respected by both parties. But the fragile accalmie was interrupted by the explosion, Friday,in which 12 faithful, including the local Imam, died.
An explosion whose Taliban deny any responsibility and which has been claimed by the Islamic State (EI) group, according to the American website, specialized in monitoring the online business of jihadist groups.
cease-fire between Israelis and Palestinians: "This truce is precarious" .
Your Browser does not support this video ceasefire decreed Thursday night came into effect, ringing the eleven days of Hostilities that result in a very heavy assessment: 232 dead in Gaza, including 65 children and twelve deaths including a child on Israeli side. Egypt, which was the maneuver to obtain this truce, will send two delegations to monitor its application.