Taliban Now Controls 90% Of Afghanistan's Borders: Report

Taliban Now Controls 90% Of Afghanistan's Borders: Report

Taliban now controls about half of Afghanistan's roughly 400 districts. The Taliban control 90 per cent of Afghanistan's borders, a spokesman told Russian media on Thursday, following offensives carried out by the hardline Islamist group as foreign forces withdraw. "Afghanistan's borders with Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Iran, or about 90 percent of the border, are under our control", Zabihullah Mujahid told the RIA Novosti news agency, a claim that could not be independently verified.

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