The Taliban have taken control of the Afghan city of Kandahar. The Taliban have taken control of the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah.
The Taliban are advancing in Afghanistan. The Taliban patrol the city of Ghazni, southwest of the capital Kabul. The provincial capital Lashkar Gah and two major cities, Herat and Kandahar, have also been captured by the Taliban. The roads connecting Kabul are under the Taliban control and are now only 100 kilometers from the capital Kabul.
The United States has decided to send 3,000 soldiers safely to Afghanistan to evacuate its diplomatic personnel. Special visa facilities for US-backed Afghans in Afghanistan will also be expanded, while Britain will also send 600 soldiers to Afghanistan to evacuate its citizens.