Taliban Fighters Seize Afghan Villages


Up to 500 fighters take control of eight villages in Arghandab district in Afghanistan, say they plan to march toward Kandahar.

Officials: NATO and Afghan forces are redeploying to meet the threat.

Comes three days after a Taliban attack on Kandahar’s prison freed hundreds of insurgent fighters being held there.

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