Iran, which shares a 900 kilometre-border with Afghanistan, does not recognise the Taliban government.
Twenty years of investment that cost $2 trillion and nearly 2,500 US lives were disintegrating within days as the militants seized two of the largest cities with little resistance and closed in on the capital Kabul.
At least 9 people have died in an attack targeting the military in Helmand province.
The attack came hours after a policeman killed five colleagues in their sleep at an outpost in eastern Nangarhar province.
In Afghanistan there is at least one case of domestic violence of this nature reported every year.
Pakistani helicopter with seven people on board including a Russian technician went down in Taliban-held territory in neighbouring Afghanistan and the crew are feared to be captured by the militants.
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