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Following Removal Of US Troops In Afghanistan, Taliban Leaders Increase Territorial Advances

File image: US Army official website

Last of US soldiers believed to have left on Friday

More than 1,000 Afghan security personnel have fled the Afghanistan, following Taliban territorial advances.

Taliban fighters have ramped up their offensive in the area, just days after US troops left their military base.

The rebels have captured several districts in the north of the country from fleeing Afghan forces.

On Friday, a US Defense Official confirmed the last of US soldiers left Bagram Air Base - the largest US military-base in the country.

Over 800,000 American military personnel have served in Afghanistan.

Beau Wise, who was deployed to the country, lost both his brothers in the conflict:

The Taliban has gradually made progress since April, when President Biden announced the withdrawal of military presence, nearly 20 years after the 9/11 terror attacks.

 

 

 

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