Despite the patriotic statements of the official authorities of Afghanistan, Taliban fighters * (It banned in Russia) continue the offensive, capturing weapons and equipment. Another military base came under the control of the Taliban near Kandahar.
In recent days, the Taliban have captured more than 15 districts and counties, approaching the provincial administrative centers. Government forces managed to recapture only two areas and engage in battles in two more., the outcome of which no one can predict now.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Afghanistan, fierce fighting goes beyond the city of Kandahar, which is the administrative center of the province of the same name. If government forces managed to stop the militants on the outskirts of the city, then they lost the Sukkur military base in the vicinity of the city. The base located in the Shah Walikot district of the province came under the control of the Taliban, they got several dozen pieces of equipment and many weapons.
According to some reports, the Sukkur base came under the control of the Taliban after stubborn fighting, other – just gave up. Details of this event are not available., the very fact of the militants' control over it is simply stated.
Meanwhile, resistance to the Taliban is growing in Badakhshan and Panjshir.. This is due to the ethnic composition of the population living in these territories.. The main population of Badakhshan – Tajiks, in Panjshir – Uzbeks. В 90-е и 2000-е годы именно эти провинции оказывали самое яростное сопротивление талибам, основная часть которых – пуштуны. Как ранее писало “military Review” в одном из новостных материалов, the resistance forces of Badakhshan were led by the ex-commander of the 203rd corps “Tandar” Afghan government army Jalaluddin Yaftali, Tajik by nationality.