Taliban suffered heavy casualties in Afghanistan’s Kapisa province, because the resistance drive underneath former vice chairman Amrullah Saleh gave a becoming reply to the rebel group. The clashes are going down in Sanjan in Kapisa province and Khost Wa Fereng district in Baghlan.
The resistance forces are, in the meantime, additionally giving the Taliban a tricky combat in Panjshir province, forcing the Sunni Pashtun group to drag again. The counter-attack is a results of violation of ceasefire by the Taliban in Panjshir.
Panjshir is the one province not captured by the Taliban, which seized energy in Afghanistan earlier this month within the wake of withdrawal of US forces. The counter-attack comes days after terror group Islamic State carried out blasts close to the Kabul airport during which greater than 150 folks, and 13 American troopers, have been killed.
After the assaults, Saleh requested the world to unite towards terrorism. “The world should not bow to terrorism. Let’s not permit Kabul airport to be the location for humiliation of humanity & “guidelines primarily based world order”. Let’s imagine in our collective effort and power. Defeatist psyche places you underneath threat greater than terrorists. Do not die psychologically,” he tweeted on Friday.
He additionally took on the Taliban for distancing themselves from the Islamic State. Saleh mentioned the Taliban have learnt it from their grasp Pakistan to disclaim their hyperlinks with ISIS.
There’s nonetheless confusion between the factions of Taliban about forming an Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan. In line with studies from Afghanistan, the Haqqani community has taken management of the capital metropolis led by Anas Haqqani, brother of Sirajuddin Haqqani, head of the terrorist group and deputy chief of the Taliban. Sirajuddin Haqqani is alleged to be passing directions from Quetta.
In the meantime, the Taliban faction headed by Mullah Yaqoob, son of late Mullah Omar and head of Taliban navy fee, is eyeing Kandahar, the normal seat of Pashtuns. Taliban chief Abdul Ghani Barader met Mullah Yaqoob after he arrived from Doha on August 18. It was right here in Kandahar that Mullah Yaqoob’s father was declared Emir ul Momeen on April 4, 1996. The spiritual head of Taliban, Mullah Haibatullah Akundzada, remains to be primarily based in Karachi in Pakistan.
Haqqani community is called essentially the most radical and violent department of the Islamist motion. It has perpetrated the deadliest assaults in Afghanistan within the final 20 years. The group was shaped by Jalaluddin Haqqani, who was a invaluable CIA asset within the Eighties. He later allied with the Taliban and likewise served as a minister between 1996 and 2001.