Witnesses say Afghanistan’s third-largest city, Herat, falls to Taliban

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An explosion takes place in Kabul, Afghanistan. The US is sending 3,000 troops after the Taliban began taking over parts of the country this week.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Witnesses say Afghanistan’s third-largest city, Herat, falls to Taliban; militants hold 11 of 34 provincial capitals.

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