SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The Taliban have captured Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, and killed the province prison director, an official said on Saturday.
Assistant Governor Abdul QadirMalyah confirmed to Pajhwok the fall of Jawzjan — a stronghold of Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum.
Taliban spokesperson ZabihullahMujahid on his twitter account also confirmed the capture of Shiberghan City.
Separately, government sources have confirmed the killing of Jawzjan Prison Director Col. MonawarUmari and his colleague.
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