Videos: Chaos Reigns at Pakistan-Afghanistan Border as Taliban 'Retakes' Key Crossing After 20 Years | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Videos: Chaos Reigns at Pakistan-Afghanistan Border as Taliban 'Retakes' Key Crossing After 20 Years

The Spin Boldak-Chaman border crossing connects the towns of Wesh in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province and Chaman in Pakistan’s Balochistan. Nearly 70,000 people are said to use the crossing every day. The Taliban* takeover of the border town comes after days of fighting with Afghan government forces for control of Kandahar.

The advancing Taliban fighters in Afghanistan on Wednesday took control of the border crossing between Spin Boldak and Chaman after the Islamist outfit took control of the town of Wesh in Kandahar province.

The move was confirmed by the Taliban's official spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid. The Taliban last controlled the crossing in 2001, before they were driven out by the US-led coalition troops in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York.

“The Spin Boldak district in the Kandahar province has been cleared of the enemy (Afghan forces) and the district is now under the control of Mujahideen. A large number of weapons, vehicles and ammunition have also been recovered,” the Taliban’s spokesman said.

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