Meanwhile, there have been conflicting reports about Panjshir, the last Afghan province to fall to the Taliban. The NRF have rejected the claim. On August 15, the Taliban entered Kabul, which led to the collapse of the US-supported civilian government.
The geography has witnessed heavy conflict between the warring sides in the past four days and both parties are claiming to have inflicted heavy casualties.
Panjshir has been the stronghold of the National Resistance Front, led by Ahmad Massoud and former Vice President Amrullah Saleh, who has declared himself the caretaker president. On Sunday, Massoud said he was ready to cease fighting and start negotiations if the Taliban abandoned the province.
Panjshir resistance spokesperson Fahim Dashti was reported dead in a clash with the Taliban on Sunday. He was also the nephew of Abdullah Abdullah, a senior official of the former government who is involved in negotiations with the Taliban on the future of Afghanistan.