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Daily Evacuation Brief | September 10, 2022
LAST 24 HOURS
MAJOR RESISTANCE OFFENSIVES — Over the past 24 hours, Resistance forces launched multiple operations against Taliban forces in Panjshir, Takhar, Kapisa, and Badakhshan provinces. Presumably, the operations were timed to mark the anniversary of the assassination of Ahmad Shah Massoud, famed Afghan leader and father of the NRF’s founder. A source in the Ministry of Defense claims Taliban leadership anticipated some Resistance activity but was surprised by the breadth of the offensive actions.
HELMAND STRIKE DETAILS — Additional information has been shared concerning yesterday’s unconfirmed drone strikes (or potentially rocket attacks) in Helmand province. The new reports state that the Taliban base in the Grishk district was targeted and a total of 22 Taliban were thought to have been killed, including a Brigade Commander. While there has been no official confirmation of any air strikes executed by the US or other nations, the video and photographs of the base appear to indicate some action was undertaken.
NEXT 24 HOURS
RESPONSE TO RESISTANCE OFFENSIVES — Resistance forces may continue to press their attacks in the North after achieving some notable successes, potentially widening the conflict. Non-combatants should expect Taliban reprisals in areas where local populations are thought to be sympathetic to the Resistance cause. Large-scale troop deployments have been reported across most of the disputed Northern provinces as the Taliban seek to reinforce their field commands. Takhar was especially active with multiple Taliban relief columns reportedly converging on the capital city in response to the NRF actions there.
IMPENDING BATTLE AT ABDULLAH KHEL — A large Taliban convoy was spotted arriving in the vicinity of Abdullah Khel. The reinforcements reportedly came from Kotal Jahr Ali, and their mission is to attack the NRF camp from a flanking position. Our analysis indicates that a sizable battle will take place within twenty-four hours. At-risk Afghans in or near the base should shelter or leave if at all possible.
By Lucas Webber – The Diplomat
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS RELATING TO AFGHANISTAN
By Brian Osgood – al-Jazeera
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By Alexander Cornwell & Jonathan Landay – Reuters
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THE DAILY WTF
By NBC News
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Afghani to the Dollar: $1 – 88.24 AFN (as of 10 SEP 2022)