According to a CNN report, Taliban fighters killed 22 Afghan commandos who surrendered after the gunfire ended. The video of this incident is going viral on social media.
Taliban gunned down 22 Afghan commandos
Amidst the ongoing violence in Afghanistan, a horrifying video of the brutality of the Taliban has surfaced. It can be seen in this video that Afghan commandos surrender themselves to Taliban fighters after the bullets are over. But instead of arresting Afghan commandos, Taliban fighters shoot them with bullets. During this, Taliban fighters can also be heard saying ‘Allah hu Akbar’. All 22 Afghan commandos have been killed in this incident. Many videos of this incident have surfaced, which are going viral on social media.
According to a CNN report, Taliban fighters have killed 22 Afghan commandos. It can be seen in the video that the commandos of the Afghan Special Forces are being asked to surrender. But soon after that bullets are being fired at them. The killings were carried out on June 16 in the city of Dawlat Abad in Faryab province, which is located near Afghanistan’s border with Turkmenistan. The CNN report states that it has verified many videos and has also spoken to people who witnessed the incident.
The bullets had to end, heavy for the Afghan commandos
The Red Cross has also confirmed that they have found the bodies of 22 commandos. Eyewitnesses say that these commandos were fighting a war by Taliban fighters to take control of the town. During this, their bullets ran out and they were surrounded among the fighters. During this, these commandos also demanded air support, but it could not reach. The Taliban has claimed that these Afghan commandos were captured after the firing ended. But through videos and eyewitnesses it is known that he was murdered. This incident has come to the fore at a time when American soldiers are going out of Afghanistan.
Encounter with Taliban fighters lasted for two hours
The CNN report said that Afghan commandos were raising their hands. During this, a request was also made not to shoot. But the Taliban fighters did not listen to them and opened fire on the unarmed soldiers. In another video, dead bodies can be seen scattered on the ground. Eyewitnesses say that these commandos came in armored vehicles and they fought with Taliban fighters for two hours. During this time their bullets ran out and the Taliban made them their victims.
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