Taliban capture Afghanistan’s Jalalabad, cut off Kabul from east

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The Taliban have taken control of Jalalabad, capital of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, early on Sunday morning without a fight, according to officials and a resident.
This effectively leaves the capital Kabul as the last major urban area under government control - it follows the Taliban’s seizure of the major northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.
The collapse of the eastern city would mean another major setback for President Ashraf Ghani's government and will put the Taliban effectively in control of most of the country.

Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis joins us live from Kabul for the latest updates.

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