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Taliban announces total conquest of Kandahar as Afghan officials confirm fall of 2nd-largest city | Source: RT

Humvees that belong to Afghan Special Forces are seen destroyed during heavy clashes with Taliban during the rescue mission of a police officer besieged at a check post, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, July 13, 2021.

The Taliban has claimed complete control over Kandahar following fierce fighting, as officials confirm that government forces have retreated from the second-largest city. The fall of Kandahar – the birthplace of the Taliban – comes as Western nations scramble to evacuate their diplomatic staff from the country, anticipating a final assault on Kabul.

Source: RT


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