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 continued to capture district centres. By 24 July, we calculated 75 more district centres had fallen to them, with the government meanwhile recapturing seven others.
This article was last updated on 28 Jul 2021