The Afghan Taliban also took control of Sheberghan, the capital of Jawzjan, after Zaranj, the capital of Nimroz province, after which the governor’s office, the police headquarters and the intelligence headquarters came under their control. control.
Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a Twitter message that militants had taken control of the governor’s office, police headquarters, intelligence headquarters and other government buildings. According to him, the commander of the Dostum militia and 10 Afghan soldiers were also killed in the fighting.
Zabihullah Mujahid said that Afghan government employees and officials in Taliban-controlled areas need not fear because the Taliban will not harm them in any way.
It should be recalled that the Afghan Taliban had also captured Zaranj, the provincial capital of the southwestern province of Nimroz. Other Afghan provincial headquarters where fierce fighting is currently taking place between Afghan forces and the Taliban include Herat and Lashkar Gah.