All major cities in Afghanistan, except for Kabul, are now under the control of the Taliban. 

The insurgents are now approaching rapidly towards Afghanistan capital – Kabul. 

The development comes merely three weeks before the US pull all its troops out of the country. 

The Taliban took the provincial capital of Maidan Wardak, just west of Kabul city on Sunday. 

The Taliban are also in control of all roads connecting Afghanistan with Pakistan. 

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All Afghan field corps except Special Forces and Airforce Corps in Kabul have surrendered to Taliban. 

Reports suggest that Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani will be evacuated to the US. 

Mazar-e-Sharif, the fourth-largest city in Afghanistan, fell to the Taliban on Saturday. 

Thousands of civilians have streamed into Kabul, fleeing from the Taliban controlled areas. 

American troops arrived in Kabul on Saturday to protect Kabul and keep control of the airport. 

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The United States and Britain rushed in troops to help evacuate their embassies. 

Fall of Jalalabad to the Taliban leaves Afghanistan’s central government in control of just Kabul and seven other provincial capitals out of the country’s 34. 

There are also reports that the Taliban fighters are at the entry gate of Kabul city and have started firing.

Meanwhile, China has announced that it will recognise the Taliban if the Ashraf Ghani-led Central government gets ousted.

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