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KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents seized the third regional capital in a row on Sunday. Citing the local media and government source Agency France-Presse (AFP) confirmed via tweet. As per media reports, the Taliban seized Kunduz, Sar-e-Pul, and Taloqan capital cities in northern Afghanistan in less than 12 hours. Even with the situation being that nasty, the Taliban and their campaigners have decided to go ahead with the conquest spree. Since May 2021, no less than 2,500 Taliban have either been killed or injured in government forces offensive across Afghanistan.
According to the media reports, and war experts’ opinions there is a glimmer of hope for the Afghan military to reverse Taliban advancement. Taliban have tightened control in northern Afghanistan. The Taliban’s capture of Kunduz is their extraordinary victory since the beginning of their offensive in May. The city, which has a population of 270,000, is regarded as a gateway to the country’s mineral-rich northern provinces. Kunduz has motorways connecting it to other major cities, including Kabul, and the province shares a border with Tajikistan, making it strategically significant. Taloqan is the capital of the north-eastern Afghanistan province of Takhar. It’s in the district of Taluqan. According to the 2006, census, there were an estimated 196,400 people in Taluqan.