Afghanistan: Armed Conflict

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he has made an estimate of the strength of military forces resisting the Taliban in the Panjshir Valley.

Answered on

8 September 2021

The strength of military forces resisting the Taliban in the Panjshir is difficult to estimate. The strength of the National Resistance Front in late August was likely to range between 2,000 and 8,000 fighters.


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https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-questions/detail/2021-09-03/41602


 

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