Taliban Deploys a 400-Strong Unit to Sanjan Area, Kapisa Province
A 400-strong unit of Taliban has been deployed to the Sanjan area of Kapisa province, causing panic and fear among residents.
Locals say the Taliban have recently moved a reserve battalion to Kapisa province. The unit is said to have consisted of 400 armed personnel.
A reliable source told Hasht-e Subh on Friday (June 10th) that the Taliban had been moving troops into the Sanjan area of the first district of Kapisa province for the past three days.
The source added that Taliban fighters have forcibly evicted two civilian families from their houses to a mosque in the area, turning civilian buildings into military bases.
The source states that by deploying this military battalion, the residents of Sanjan region, especially women, most of whom are farmers, cannot work on their farms as usual.
The Taliban have not yet commented on the reason for the deployment.
Sanjan area in Kapisa province is the border between Darband, Faraj and Abdara areas of Panjshir province. The Taliban are also said to have moved its forces to surround and fight the National Resistance Front (NRF).