Acting minister of culture and information and spokesperson of the Taliban Zabiullah Mujahid in a statement said that their fighters have fully captured the very last holdout, Panjshir province.
Mujahid in the statement said that their efforts for the establishment of nationwide security paid off and the province has been taken by the help of Allah (God) and the support of the people.
The defiant Panjshir province has been witnessing heavy conflicts between the Taliban and resistance forces for the last seven days during which both sides have been inflicted casualties.
As per the statement, some of the resistance forces have been killed while others fled the province.
“We assure the people of Panjshir not to be subject to discriminatory behavior, they are our brothers and will jointly work for the development of Afghanistan.” Reads the statement.
In the last night’s conflict in Panjshir province, a key commander of the resistance forces General Abdul Wodod, and spokesperson of the forces Fahim Dashti were killed.
Earlier, co-leader of the resistance Ahmad Masoud had offered negotiations with the Taliban that were refused by the Taliban.