Taliban raise flag over Panjshir Valley as they claim province has been ‘completely captured’

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The Taliban announced that the last pocket of resistance in Afghanistan, the Panjshir Valley, has been “completely captured”.

“With this victory, our country is completely taken out of the quagmire of war,” Taliban chief spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement on Monday.

Afghanistan’s last major bastion of resistance to Taliban rule had been on the brink of falling after the militants claimed to have taken key parts of the Panjshir Valley from an anti-Taliban coalition.

Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/09/05/will-always-resist-taliban-afghanistans-panjshir-valley-hard/

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