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Mur·ghob

also Mur·ghab  (mo͝or-gäb′)
A river rising in northeast Afghanistan and flowing about 855 km (530 mi) generally west and northwest to the Kara Kum Desert in southeast Turkmenistan.
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Moreover, deadly clashes in AfghanistanUo's northwestern province of Badghis are underway where Taliban fighters have taken control of the embattled strategic Bala Murghab district during overnight fighting with Afghan forces.
Taliban attacked army checkpoints in Bala Murghab district of the western province of Badghis.
The group attacked Bala Murghab in the northwestern Province of Badghis in the same way as Faryab 10 days ago.
The focal point of the operation was the Bala Murghab district where, a few days ago, the Taliban had captured dozens of government forces in addition to overrunning several parts of the district, which serves as a gateway to the northern areas for the insurgents.
About 50 Afghan border police surrendered, while the remaining 50 continued fighting in the district of Bala Murghab, he said.
class="locationKABUL:Taliban fighters have stepped up pressure on Afghan forces in the western province of Badghis, killing 20 soldiers and capturing 20, an official said on Tuesday, as the militants make advances even as they hold talks with the US officials.Large number of Taliban insurgents had launched attacks on several army posts in the province's Bala Murghab district, beginning on Saturday night, said Qais Mangal, spokesperson for the defense ministry in Kabul.
The transportation can be from Gwadar to Dushanbe, Khunjerab to Murghab and Chitral to Dushanbe.
Turkmenistan borders Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran and Afghanistan and uses water resources coming in accordance with agreed quotas from four trans-boundary rivers, namely, Amu Darya, Tejen (known as Hari in Afghanistan), Atrek and Murghab.
Agriculturalists and pastoralists: Bronze Age economy of the Murghab Alluvial Fan, southern central Asia.--Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, 23: 6, 805-820.
(172) Hafiz-i Abru, another Timurid historian, identifies the twenty canals constructed in the Murghab region (north of Badghls district), one of Temur's hydrological development projects.
Ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanesh said the Taliban had attacked soldiers in the Bala Murghab district.