How many districts does the Taliban control in Afghanistan?
According to the Longwar Journal, 233 Afghan districts are now controlled by the Taliban, while 109 are contested.
Is Kunduz under Taliban?
The Taliban has seized control of Sar-e-Pol, Sheberghan, Aybak, Kunduz, Taluqan, Pul-e-Khumri, Farah, Zaranj and Faizabad cities as US and Nato forces announced withdrawal from the country.
Which cities are controlled by Taliban?
Only three major Afghan cities — the capital, Kabul, Jalalabad and Mazar-i-Sharif — remain under government control, and one is under siege by the Taliban.
How much area did the Taliban capture in Afghanistan?
Taliban insurgents have captured 18 out of 34 provinces in Afghanistan. Even though they are a few hours away from Kabul, the Afghan government on Friday said they stand firm and have full faith in their security forces.
How much of Afghanistan is now under Taliban control?
The Taliban now control two-thirds of Afghanistan.
Who controls Kunduz Afghanistan?
Afghanistan war: Taliban capture three regional capitals. The Taliban have captured three regional capitals in Afghanistan as they continue to make sweeping territorial gains in the country. They seized control of the key northern city of Kunduz on Sunday, as well as Sar-e-Pul and Taloqan.
When did the Taliban take over Kunduz?
The Taliban briefly seized Kunduz in 2015 and again in 2016, gaining control of a province for the first time since American forces invaded in 2001. Both times, Afghan forces pushed back the insurgents with help from American airstrikes.
What part of Afghanistan is not controlled by Taliban?
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban said on Monday they have taken control of Panjshir province north of Kabul, the last holdout of anti-Taliban forces in the country and the only province the Taliban had not seized during their blitz across Afghanistan last month.
Which part of Afghanistan is under Taliban?
A US-led coalition bombs Taliban and al-Qaeda facilities in Afghanistan. Targets include Kabul, Kandahar and Jalalabad. The Taliban, who took power after a decade-long Soviet occupation was followed by civil war, refuse to hand over Bin Laden. Their air defences and small fleet of fighter aircraft are destroyed.