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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Heavy fighting kills 23 in Afghanistan’s northern Badakhshan province” – below is their description.
In #Afghanistan, there’s been heavy fighting between government forces and the Taliban in the northern Badakhshan province. Twenty militants and three soldiers have been killed. This comes a day after U.S. troops pulled out of their main military base in Afghanistan. Concerns are rising about a looming civil war as foreign forces withdraw from the country.CGTN YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Afghanistan
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.