Another provincial capital collapsed in Afghanistan. The Taliban took control. They captured the northern Afghan city of Faizabad on Tuesday night.
A local MP spoke on Wednesday.
In less than a week, the Taliban took control of nine provincial capitals.
Lawmaker Jabiullah Atiq said, Afghan security forces, which have been fighting for the past few days, came under intense pressure from the Taliban last night. At one point the Taliban took control of the city. Both sides have suffered heavy losses in the fighting.