Taliban insurgents had been captured Mazar-e-Sherif the capital Balk province , fourth largest city in Afganistan. They pick up the control of Mazar -e-Sherif.
All security forces were left Mazar city said Afzal Hadid, head of Balkh provincial council. Earlier , Taliban seized a south town of Kabul one of the gateways to the capital.
Taliban now controls 20 percent of Afganistan’s 34 provinces and not less than 65 % total territory.