March 29th, 2011
11:25 AM ET

Taliban militants capture remote Afghan district

Taliban militants captured a remote district in northeastern Afghanistan early Monday, officials said.

The militants took over the Waygal district in Nuristan province after a clash with police, said Mohammad Farooq, the security director of the province.

A Taliban spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, said the entire district was under Taliban control.

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