2020-07-24: Since Thursday (23 July), more than 50 Taliban fighters were killed in the provinces of Kandahar and Zabul after trying to overrun districts. Several security forces were killed and several others injured.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.