US Troops Withdrawal: Taliban capture another Afghan city bringing total to ten and will soon attack capital Kabul (photos)

US Troops Withdrawal: Taliban capture another Afghan city bringing total to ten and will soon attack capital Kabul (photos)



The Taliban has captured the city of Ghazni, just 80 miles south of Kabul, meaning the Islamist insurgents now control the main Afghan highways north and south of the city as they close in on the government following US troops withdrawal.


The capture which happened on Thursday morning, August 12, comes as Lashkar Gah, capital of Helmand, and Kandahar appear on the verge of falling to the jihadists .







The Taliban detonated huge IEDs at Lashkar Gah police headquarters while Kandahar prison with hundreds of inmates was attacked- with Taliban fighters released to rejoin the ranks .






Taliban fighters could be seen filming themselves strolling through the city centre on Thursday morning. 'Large numbers of soldiers were killed and dozens more surrendered,' a Taliban spokesman said.



The Taliban is now believed to control two thirds of the country, with the government in retreat in almost every region except Kabul - which is one of the only cities not yet under direct attack.Latest Post
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