South Asia and Beyond

Taliban Take Town On Border With Pak

The Afghan border town of Wesh has fallen to the Taliban, the movement’s spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said. Wesh is a town on the border with Pakistan and officials there also confirmed it had fallen. The Afghan government says it remains in control of Spin Boldak district but it appears the border point crucial from the point of view of trade and revenues is no longer in its hands.