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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Taliban captures Afghanistan’s main Tajikistan border crossing” – below is their description.
The United Nations’ special representative for Afghanistan has warned of increased instability after recent military gains by the Taliban.
On Monday, its fighters captured the Imam Sahib district in northern Kunduz province.
Violence has escalated since the United States announced plans to withdraw its troops by September.
Al Jazeera’s diplomatic editor James Bays reports.
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