Hundreds of Kabul residents got here out on the streets right now in protest in opposition to what they mentioned was meddling by Pakistan in Afghanistan’s affairs, three weeks after the Taliban’s takeover. In movies shared by native journalists on social media, the crowds had been heard shouting slogans like “death to Pakistan”, “we don’t want a Pakistani puppet government” and “Pakistan, leave Afghanistan”, amongst others.
The Taliban fired photographs into the air to disperse crowds on the protest, information company AFP reported.
Pakistan’s spy company Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), which is infamous for supporting terror teams in opposition to India, is believed to be working with the Taliban and laying the groundwork for a brand new authorities within the nation the place a US-led alliance fought a conflict in opposition to terror for 20 years.
“ISI stay away,” learn a placard held up by a lady on the protest exterior the Pakistani embassy within the Afghan capital.
“The Islamic government is shooting at our poor people,” one panic-stricken girl on the road says over sounds of gunfire in a video clip posted on Twitter by Asvaka information company. “These people (Taliban) are very unjust, and they are not human at all.”
Video: Hundreds of protesters demonstrated in entrance of Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul on Monday. They dispersed after Taliban forces fired into the air.#TOLOnewspic.twitter.com/qV2QaNgOme
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ISI chief Faiz Hameed was in Kabul on the weekend, reportedly to be briefed by his nation’s ambassador. But he seemingly met with Taliban officers too.
Today, curse of the Taliban and Pakistan are heard from throughout Kabul.
In dozens factors in Kabul, separate teams, principally younger women and men, have begun protesting. They are chanting “Death to Taliban” “Death to Pakistan”
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The armed group has not but introduced a authorities, however the identify of a lesser identified Taliban chief who’s within the United Nations terror watch record, Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, is doing the rounds as a compromise candidate for the subsequent Prime Minister of Afghanistan.
Disagreements between the terrorist group’s a number of factions have to date stymied authorities formation within the war-torn nation. The important contenders for energy embody the Doha unit of the Taliban headed by Mullah Baradar, the Haqqani Network, a semi-independent terror outfit that operates in japanese Afghanistan, and the Kandahar faction of the Taliban.
There is theory that the consensus to make Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund the subsequent Prime Minister was arrived at throughout the Pakistan navy intelligence chief’s keep in Kabul.