But this only counts districts whose capitals have been fully captured by the rebels and it s no secret that taliban forces have free reign over many other areas of. Between 20 and 28 january 2018 kabul was hit three times by urban terrorism killing at least 130 people.
Fdd s long war journal has been tracking the taliban s attempts to gain control of territory.
Taliban map afghanistan 2018. Mapping taliban control in afghanistan. This map serves to illustrate approximate taliban control or contested districts in afghanistan. Created by bill roggio alexandra gutowski.
The report entitled percent of country under the control of mujahideen was published on the voice of jihad website which is considered as. Mapping taliban occupied afghanistan the four districts reported to be under taliban or allied control in april 2014 are dishu and baghran in helmand province kakar khak e afghan in zabul province and nawa in ghazni province. The taliban s 2018 offensive which it calls al khandaq jihadi operations has targeted afghan government forces in nearly all of afghanistan s 34 provinces while afghan security forces appear to be focusing on taliban forces in the southern provinces of helmand and kandahar the birthplace of the taliban and its traditional strongholds the jihadist group is effectively.
For nearly two decades the government of afghanistan with the help of u s. Map of the violence activity of talibans in afghanistan in 2018 2019. Taliban threaten 70 of afghanistan bbc finds.
March 11 2018. For example on 19 september 2019 taliban forces used a car bomb to attack a hospital in the city of qalat in zabul province in southeastern afghanistan labelled on the map to the right. But it is disturbing to realise that each bit of orange shading on the map translates into lives.
And coalition forces has been battling for control of the country against the ever present threat of the afghan taliban. The taliban islamic fundamentalist movement has published a report which determines various regions of afghanistan controlled by the group as well as contested territories and areas that are under the influence of the afghan government. Afghanistan 2018 chaos and the taliban.
Red indicates a contested district while black indicates a district under the control of the.