Taliban Capture Sixth Afghan Provincial Capital, Aibak: Deputy Governor.

Taliban Capture Sixth Afghan Provincial Capital, Aibak: Deputy Governor

The Taliban "are in full control", Sefatullah Samangani from Samangan province said (File)

Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan:

The Taliban on Monday seized a sixth Afghan provincial capital in less than a week, overrunning the northern city of Aibak, its deputy governor and an insurgent spokesman said.

The Taliban "are in full control", Sefatullah Samangani from Samangan province told AFP, shortly after a Taliban spokesman tweeted that all government and police installations had been "cleared".

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