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Afghan forces begin Helmand offensive

Afghan army forces have begun a major operation to recapture areas of Helmand lost to the Taliban since the British withdrawal in 2014.

Key towns such as Musa Qala and Nad Ali have fallen, but an offensive to retake Sangin could be a sign that the national army is becoming a more effective fighting force.

Justin Rowlatt returns to Camp Bastion.

  • 07 Apr 2016
  • From the section Asia
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