According to Mujahid, many “rebels” were killed in Panjshir and many of them ran away.
Afghan news agency Asvaka, in its turn, reported that the Taliban has raised the flag at the building of the governor’s office in Panjshir.
Meanwhile, the representative of the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan stated that the fight against the Taliban will continue. He also stated that at night, the airstrikes were held by Pakistani air forces at the positions of the defenders of the Panjshir Valley.
Euronews reported that ex-Vice President Amrullah Saleh stated that the fight is heavy but the rebels control the religion.
“We are under the attack of the Taliban and al-Qaeda and the terrorists with the support of the Pakistanis. We are defending our land and the resistance continues,” he noted.
On August 15, the Taliban militants seized Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said that he had left the country to avoid bloodshed as the Taliban entered the capital Kabul. Members of the diplomatic missions of the Western countries and their staff consisting of locals did not evacuate and they stay in the capital airport, where chaos was observed.
As we reported, the leadership of the far-right Taliban movement has passed to the final stage of the formation of the new government of Afghanistan after the withdrawal of the U.S. troops.