Northern Afghanistan All but Lost to Taliban as Thousands Flee

Afghanistan News: Thousands flee as Taliban eye full control of northern Afghanistan | World News – timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Afghanistan News: Thousands flee as Taliban eye full control of northern Afghanistan | World News

From timesofindia.indiatimes.com
2021-08-10 05:40:40

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KABUL: The Taliban were in control of six Afghan provincial capitals on Tuesday after a blitz across the north forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes for the relative safety of Kabul and other centres.
The insurgents now have their eyes on Mazar-i-Sharif, the north’s biggest city, whose fall would signal the total collapse of government control in a region that has traditionally been anti-Taliban.
Government forces are also battling the hardline Islamists in Kandahar and…

 

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