Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) 3 Feb 2020 23:11 -------------------------------------------------- Title : 30 Taliban Insurgents Surrender in Herat -------------------------------------------------- At least 30 Taliban insurgents, including a group commander, have handed in their weapons to the Afghan security forces in western Herat province, said the Ministry of Defense (MoD) in a statement. Text : According to the statement, a Taliban commander and his 29 fighters surrendered in Austora village of Chesht-e-Sharif district, Herat. The statement identified the Taliban commander as Sahib Khan, who was involved in destructive activities in the Shahrak district of Ghor province in the last few years. The MoD added that so far, 292 militants in Shahrak and 48 others in Chesht-e-Sharif districts, have laid down their weapons.