The Taliban on Monday stated they’ve taken management of Panjshir province north of Kabul, the Afghan capital. The province was the final holdout of anti-Taliban forces within the nation and the one province the Taliban had not seized throughout their sweep final month. Hundreds of Taliban fighters overrun eight districts of Panjshir in a single day, in accordance with witnesses from the realm. They spoke on situation of anonymity fearing for his or her security.
The announcement was made on Twitter by Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid, who stated, “Panjshir province, the final stronghold of the mercenary enemy, was utterly conquered.”
The Taliban have additionally killed Fahim Dashti and Abdul Wudod Zara, each related to the Afghanistan resistance entrance. In response to the Afghan media, Fahim Dashti (spokesman of the Resistance Entrance) and Abdul Wudod Zara (member of the Afghan resistance entrance) had been killed throughout a standoff with the Taliban in Panjshir province of Afghanistan.
In the meantime, a picture, shared by Afghan media additionally confirmed the Taliban flag raised over the Panjshir Governor Workplace.
One other picture confirmed Taliban militants taking a place in entrance of the Governor workplace in Panjshir.
On Sunday too, the Taliban had stated they’ve taken management of all districts in Panjshir province, a declare that was denied by resistance forces.
Deputy head of the Taliban’s cultural affairs fee Ahmadullah Wasiq had stated combating between Taliban fighters and the resistance entrance was ongoing in central Panjshir.
Ahmadullah Wasiq stated, “Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate has an energetic presence in all districts and areas of Panjshir. All areas are beneath Mujahideen management. Solely within the central bazaar of Panjshir has there been resistance,” TOLOnews quoted him as saying.
Quite the opposite, the Nationwide Resistance Entrance (NRF) forces had on Sunday claimed to have captured many Taliban troops, amid heavy combating with the Taliban. The NRF stated that it surrounded a whole bunch of Taliban fighters in Khawak Cross and the Taliban deserted autos and tools within the Dashte Rewak space.
Media stories additionally stated a whole bunch of Taliban fighters had been taken prisoner on Sunday.
Taliban to announce interim govt in Afghanistan
officers of the Islamic Emirate have stated the Taliban is ready to announce an interim authorities in Afghanistan after technical points are resolved. The officers stated that the Taliban have finalised negotiations over the brand new inclusive authorities, Khaama Information reported on Monday. Performing minister of knowledge and tradition and spokesperson of the Taliban, Zabiullah Mujahid stated they’re totally ready for the announcement and are working more durable to safe the arrival of foreigners to the ceremony.
“I can not disclose the precise date of saying the incoming authorities however it will likely be very quickly. In the intervening time, we’re busy fixing some technical problems with the method,” he added.
The brand new authorities of the Taliban is claimed to be an interim and substitute that will probably be accountable for the association of grand gathering, Loya Jirga, and different measures for the institution of a everlasting authorities.
In the meantime, Anaamullah Samangani, a member of the Taliban’s cultural fee, stated: “Now we dwell in a very unbiased Afghanistan. The brand new authorities will probably be introduced very quickly,” TOLO Information reported.
Taliban being micromanaged by ISI
In the meantime, former Afghan vice chairman Amrullah Saleh on Sunday asserted the Taliban are being micromanaged by Pakistan infamous intelligence company — the ISI, including that Islamabad is in-charge of the war-ravaged nation successfully as a colonial energy.
Saleh, who has declared himself as caretaker president of Afghanistan and is now main the Resistance Entrance in opposition to Taliban in Panjshir Valley, stated the Taliban’s spokesperson receives instructions, actually each hour, from the Pakistani embassy.
“It’s the Pakistanis who’re in-charge as successfully a colonial energy. However this isn’t going to final… They could have territorial management, however as our historical past has proven, management of land doesn’t essentially imply management over the individuals or stability,” Saleh, a vocal critic of Pakistan, stated.
“For the Taliban haven’t gained any hearts and minds. They’ve merely exploited the flawed coverage of a fatigued American president — not essentially america itself — and they’re being micromanaged by Pakistan’s infamous intelligence company, the ISI. The Taliban’s spokesperson receives instructions, actually each hour, from the Pakistani embassy,” he additional stated.
Pakistan and its infamous intelligence company have been accused of supporting the Taliban in taking up Afghanistan.