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Kandahar, Afghanistan's second-largest city, falls to the Taliban

Kandahar, Afghanistan's second-largest city, falls to the Taliban | 13 Aug 2021 | The Taliban has taken control of the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan's second-largest city, Afghan Member of Parliament Gul Ahmad Kamin told CNN on Friday. The Taliban said in a statement Friday that "during the conquest operation, the governor's office, police headquarters and many other centers in Kandahar city were cleared of the enemy last night and were under the control of Mujahidin." "Hundreds of weapons, vehicles and ammunition were seized," the statement says.