Taliban fighters patrol inside Farah city, southwest of Kabul, on August 11, 2021. Photo: AP Taliban fighters patrol inside Farah city, southwest of Kabul, on August 11, 2021. Photo: AP
Taliban fighters patrol inside Farah city, southwest of Kabul, on August 11, 2021. Photo: AP

Taliban forces capture 8th city in Afghanistan as thousands flee

  • US President Joe Biden urges Afghan leaders to ‘come together’ and fight for themselves, says he does not regret decision to withdraw troops
  • Eight provincial capitals to have fallen since Friday in the country’s north, with insurgents setting their sights on Mazar-i-Sharif, the region’s biggest city

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Taliban fighters patrol inside Farah city, southwest of Kabul, on August 11, 2021. Photo: AP Taliban fighters patrol inside Farah city, southwest of Kabul, on August 11, 2021. Photo: AP
Taliban fighters patrol inside Farah city, southwest of Kabul, on August 11, 2021. Photo: AP
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