The “Taliban” movement announced that it had seized the headquarters of the governor of the state of Panjshir and other government facilities there, stressing that clashes are currently taking place in the center of the state, the city of Pazark, according to the “Russia Today” website.
Battles are taking place between Taliban fighters and the forces of Ahmed Shah Masoud, who are opposed to the movement’s rule, in the valley north of the capital, Kabul.
So far, Ahmad Shah Massoud’s forces control the Panjshir Valley, which is the only province out of 34 provinces in Afghanistan that has not yet been under the control of the Taliban.
The “Taliban” movement has almost completely controlled Afghanistan, including the capital, Kabul, while Ahmed Masoud’s forces are still fighting to control the last province not under their control, which is the province of Panjshir.
On August 15, Taliban militants entered the Afghan presidential palace, hours after President Ashraf Ghani left the country, after agreeing to resign from office.
This came after the “Taliban” movement ordered its fighters to enter the Afghan capital, Kabul, with the continued progress of the Taliban movement in Afghan territory.
Taliban officials said they do not want a transitional government and that they expect to take full power in Afghanistan.
Other officials in the movement indicated that it would seek to implement a comprehensive Islamic system of government in the country, and they talked about declaring an “Islamic Emirate” from the presidential palace soon.