- The flame of the ongoing ‘civil war’ in Afghanistan has now reached the Afghan President’s residence in Kabul.
- Eid prayers were going on in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday, meanwhile, it started raining rockets nearby.
- President Ashraf Ghani and other leaders and officials of the country were participating during Eid prayers
The flames of the ongoing ‘civil war’ in Afghanistan have now reached the Afghan President’s residence in the capital, Kabul. Eid prayers were going on in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday, meanwhile, it started raining rockets nearby. It is seen in the viral video of this incident that once several rockets exploded. So far there is no report of any casualty in this attack. It is being told that during the Eid prayers, President Ashraf Ghani and other leaders and officials of the country were participating.
The attack is believed to have been carried out by the Taliban, who have now reached very close to Kabul. According to Tolo News, this rocket attack happened just after the prayer started. Sources said these rockets were fired from Kabul’s Parwan-e-Se district, which is located to the north. These rockets fell in Bagh-e-Ali Mardan and Chaman-e-Hojori areas of Kabul. Right near this is the palace of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Meanwhile, the Afghan President has said that the Afghan people must prove that they are united.
Taliban don’t want peace: Ashraf Ghani
Ashraf Ghani said that the Taliban have shown that they have no desire for peace. He said that now we will take decisions on the basis of this. With the strong will of the people, the situation will improve in the next three to six months. He asked the Taliban whether they had a positive response to the Afghan people, especially women. After the rocket fire, the security forces surrounded the entire area of Parwan-e-Se and started a search operation.
Earlier, the Taliban claimed that it had captured 85 percent of the country’s territory. America has come under tension due to the speed with which Taliban terrorists are spreading their feet in Afghanistan. US intelligence officials have feared that the rapidly growing Taliban could lead to starvation for the Kabul government in the coming times. Intelligence sources said there was no fear of Taliban capture yet but the Taliban could cut off the capital from other parts of the country.
‘May cut off Afghan government’s import supply line’
According to the CNN report, the Taliban do not yet have enough resources to conquer Kabul. Also, if the Taliban does this, then there will be a risk of US air strikes on them. Intelligence assessments have also warned that Taliban militants may cut off the Afghan government’s import supply line if they so desire. He said that many border crossings have now been occupied by the Taliban.