However, the anti-Taliban National Resistance Force (NRF) said otherwise. They say they have taken up positions in key areas and continue to fight. NRF leader Ahmed Masood has released an audio clip on the situation in Afghanistan through social media. He said the international community was legitimizing the Taliban.
Meanwhile, Reuters reported that the Taliban had taken control of the area. Panshir’s picture was published by the Taliban on social media. It shows Taliban members standing in front of the governor’s office in Panshir.