Nine of Afghanistan’s 34 provincial capitals have now fallen into Taliban hands, with militants taking control over three more in the past 24 hours. (Subscribe:
The rapid gains have heaped more pressure on Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani, as he travelled to Mazar-i-Sharif, the biggest city in the country’s north, to rally old warlords to assist the fightback.
Producer: Lizzy Amanpour
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