Taliban seize 8th provincial capital in 5 days
KABUL: The Taliban have seized two more major cities in Afghanistan, bringing the number of major cities conquered since Friday to eight.
According to Al Jazeera, the Taliban managed to capture Farah, the capital of Farah province, and Pul-e-Khumri, the capital of Baghlan province. Shehla Abubar, a member of Farah’s provincial council, told AFP that the Taliban had entered Farah after a brief battle with Afghan security forces and had seized the governor’s house, police headquarters and the province’s main jail. done.