The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blasts in Kabul on Tuesday. This attack took place in the green zone considered safe in the city.
Taliban fighters with weapons in their hands
The attack was carried out in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, targeting the Defense Minister of the country late on Tuesday night. Apart from this, some minor explosions were also seen in different parts of the city. At the same time, now the Taliban has issued a statement taking responsibility for these attacks. The Taliban have said that the enemy has suffered heavy losses in the attack targeting the defense minister of the Kabul administration. The organization said that these attacks were carried out by the Mujahideen. Car bombs were used for the attack.
The Taliban said fighters armed with light and heavy weapons carried out the blast with car bombs. It said that an important meeting was going on at the ‘enemy’ here. The Defense Minister of the Kabul administration was also involved in this meeting. According to reports, the ‘enemy’ has suffered heavy damage in this attack. The Taliban said the attack was the beginning of retaliation against key leaders of the Kabul administration, who are ordering attacks on “civilians” in different parts of the country. Public facilities are being bombed and poor people are forced to flee their homes.
explosion in green zone
Significantly, a powerful explosion occurred on Tuesday in a posh area of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, where several senior government officials, including the Defense Minister, live. During this several small explosions as well as the sound of firing could be heard. Home Minister Mirwais Stanikzai said the blast took place in the posh Sherpur area, a highly protected part of the capital, known as the Green Zone. This is the first blast in the capital in recent times. In this attack the residence of the Defense Minister of the country was targeted. However, he is safe.
Taliban has captured so many cities
Groups monitoring Afghanistan say that so far the Taliban have captured 140 cities. Apart from this, fierce war is going on in 151 cities. At the same time, 131 cities are controlled by the government. Heavy clashes are taking place between Afghan forces and the Taliban in many cities of Afghanistan. According to Afghan watchers, there have been 28 incidents in the last 24 hours. Concerns have been expressed about the Taliban’s attacks on populated areas and the capital Kabul. This is the reason why the Afghan government is asking the international community to increase pressure on the Taliban.
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