Ghazni residents emerge after Taliban pushed from city

Afghan forces appeared to have finally pushed Taliban fighters from the strategic city of Ghazni on Wednesday, as shopkeepers and residents warily returned to the streets after days city, with fighting seeming to have ceased.

But even as of intense ground fighting and United States (US) airstrikes.

Security forces were on patrol and no militants were in sight in the centre of the shattered

they had been told by security forces that the militants remained uncomfortably close.shopkeepers swept away ashes and began repairing their burned stores, warnings that the insurgents still lurked nearby stoked fears that the battle could flare again.

An AFP reporter saw Taliban forces in at least one village on the outskirts of the city, and residents said they had been told by security forces that the militants remained uncomfortably close.

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