The Taliban have issued Friday sermon pointers to imams and preachers throughout Afghanistan, telling them to induce residents to not go away the nation from concern or different causes.
After the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul final Sunday, photos and movies of hundreds of Afghans desperately fleeing to the Kabul airport, in hopes to flee the Taliban rule, went viral on social media.
As per stories, the Taliban have instructed imams and khateebs of mosques throughout the nation to induce residents, throughout their Friday sermons, to not go away Afghanistan and as a substitute, make investments and work for its betterment.
The Taliban have urged imams to name folks in the direction of an Islamic system and nationwide unity.
Taliban urge Afghans to depart Kabul airport
The Taliban on Thursday urged crowds of Afghans ready exterior Kabul airport within the hope of fleeing the nation to go house, saying they didn’t wish to damage anybody, a day after Taliban fighters fired at protesters, killing three, witnesses stated.
America and different Western powers pressed on with the evacuation of their nationals and a few of their Afghan workers from the airport on Afghanistan’s Independence Day, which may set off extra protests in opposition to the Islamists.
Whereas Kabul has been typically calm since Taliban forces entered on Sunday after per week of beautiful advances throughout the nation, the airport has been in chaos as folks rushed for a manner out of the Afghan capital.
Twelve folks have been killed in and across the airport since Sunday, a NATO and a Taliban official stated. The deaths have been brought on both by gun photographs or by stampedes, the Taliban official stated.
He urged individuals who do not need the authorized proper to journey to go house. “We do not wish to damage anybody on the airport,” stated the Taliban official, who declined to be recognized.
About 8,000 folks have been flown out since Sunday, a Western safety official stated. The U.S. army is in command of the airport whereas Taliban fighters patrol exterior its walled and fenced perimeter.
On Wednesday, witnesses stated Taliban gunmen prevented folks from moving into the airport compound.
“It is a full catastrophe. The Taliban have been firing into the air, pushing folks, beating them with AK-47s,” stated one particular person attempting to get out on Wednesday.
A Taliban official stated commanders and troopers had fired into the air to disperse the gang. The state of affairs was extra calm on Thursday, witnesses stated.