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Newly-appointed governor promises to curb Taliban’s growing power in Ghor

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Kabul Now, 9 April 2021

A summary of the dire security situation in one of Afghanistan’s most volatile provinces, Ghor. The Taleban attacked three district centres over the last few weeks,, local authorities say, and have been besieging two others for three years now. Meanwhile, a civil society activist says“The government and security officials lie to people about the deteriorating security situation.” A newly appointed governor has promised to push back the Taleban, but his convoy was attacked on the day he entered the province in the outskirts of the provincial capital.