Taliban claimed to have captured the centers of Herat, Kandahar, Badghis and Helmand provinces in the last 12 hours.
Reports say that most parts of these cities have fallen to the Taliban, but security forces and local officials said they are still stationed in some areas in the cities.
There are reports about ongoing clashes between government forces and the Taliban in the centers of Ghor and Zabul provinces.
Local officials and authorities in Kabul have not commented on this so far.
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