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Gunfire Cuts Brief Protest Towards Taliban In Jalalabad

In Jalalabad, individuals had taken down the flag and unfurled the nationwide flag, reviews stated.

New Delhi:

The primary pushback in opposition to the Taliban takeover of appeared to attract a violent response from the nation’s new rulers. Studies from the native media urged accidents, probably even deaths because the Taliban opened hearth on a protest the place the nationwide flag was unfurled. The firing comes as unprecedented talks began in Kabul between the Taliban and former president Hamid Karzai and different leaders amid hypothesis of a “unity authorities”.

On the protest at present in Jalalabad — the final metropolis that fell to Taliban earlier than Kabul — individuals had taken down the Taliban flag and unfurled the pink, inexperienced and black nationwide flag, reviews stated.

Movies tweeted native information company Pajhwok Afghan Information confirmed individuals carrying the nationwide flag crossing a avenue. Instantly pictures ring out, adopted by staccato machine gun hearth. The procession stops and other people begin elevating slogans.

“Taliban firing on protesters in Jalalabad metropolis and crushed some video journalists,” learn the caption of one of many movies.

This was the primary pushback in opposition to the Taliban because it marched into Kabul on Sunday, setting off an tried exodus by hundreds, particularly girls, youngsters and individuals helped the western troops throughout the 20-year occupation by the US.

Although the Taliban  has tried to undertaking a softer picture this time, asserting a normal amnesty and calling girls to affix their work within the authorities, the recollections of public flogging, execution and stoning for adultery throughout their rule between 1996 and 2001 remains to be robust.

Many concern for his or her lives and livelihood. Stark footage of their desperation to depart the nation got here from the , the place many males, unable to discover a seat in flights, clambered onto the wings of plane and fell to their deaths.  

In Kabul, in the meantime, prime Taliban commander Anas Haqqani met former Afghan president Hamid Karzai and ex-foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah.

The Haqqani Community led by Anas Haqqani, is a vital faction of the Taliban. The community, primarily based on the border with , was accused over latest years of among the most threatening terrorist assaults in Afghanistan.



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