AAN has calculated that, as of 1 May, the Taleban held 33 of Afghanistan’s 421 district centres. Two months later, at the end of June, they had captured and held 125 more, capturing also eight others, but losing them back to the government. In July so far, as the map below shows, the Taleban have […]
The Afghan government has continued to lose district centres to the Taleban. By our reckoning, the insurgents have gained control of more 160 district centres since 1 May, most of them since mid-June. Added to the ones they already controlled, that puts the insurgents in charge of just over half of all Afghanistan’s district centres.
In maps and text, AAN charts Kabul’s 22 police districts, their history, landmarks and architecture, population and security. The full report can be downloaded here: Kabul Police Districts.