Shir Khan Bandar

Taliban capture Afghanistan’s main Tajikistan border crossing

Taliban capture Afghanistan’s main Tajikistan border crossing

  • The taking of Shir Khan Bandar is the most significant gain for the Taliban since the US began the final stage of its troop withdrawal in May
  • The Pentagon said that it will complete its full withdrawal by Sept. 11, but the pace of the pullout could be slowed given the Taliban’s gains
By AFP ·