Resistance Chief Ahmad Massoud Nonetheless In Afghanistan: Report

Resistance Leader Ahmad Massoud Still In Afghanistan: Report

Ahmad Massoud on Monday referred to as for a “nationwide rebellion” towards the Taliban. (File)

Panjshir:

Ahmad Massoud, the chief of the Afghan resistance forces, has not left Afghanistan, Iranian information company FARS reported on Saturday citing a supply.

In keeping with the supply, rumours about Massoud leaving the Central Asian nation for Turkey or some other place are false. The resistance chief is alleged to be in a protected place and involved with the Panjshir Valley.

The supply additionally mentioned that 70 per cent of essential streets in Panjshir have been introduced beneath management by the Taliban.

Taliban has claimed that they’ve captured the Afghan province of Panjshir, the final resistance holdout within the nation. In the meantime, Afghanistan’s Nationwide Resistance Entrance (NRF) has denied the declare.

“In latest days, the Taliban entered Panjshir and now 70 per cent of the primary streets and passages are beneath their management, however the valleys of Panjshir are nonetheless beneath the whole management of the favored forces,” Qassem Mohammadi advised FNA.

The NRF mentioned that the resistance forces are current in any respect strategic positions throughout the valley to proceed the struggle.

After the autumn of Kabul on August 15, Panjshir province remained the one defiant holdout the place resistance forces led by Ahmad Massoud, the son of late former Afghan guerrilla commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, have been preventing the Taliban.

Ahmad Massoud on Monday referred to as for a “nationwide rebellion” towards the Taliban.

In an audio message despatched to media, Nationwide Resistance Entrance commander Ahmad Massoud mentioned, “Wherever you’re, inside or outdoors, I name on you to start a nationwide rebellion for the dignity, freedom and prosperity of our nation,” Aljazeera reported.

The geography has witnessed heavy battle between the warring sides up to now 4 days and each events are claiming to have inflicted heavy casualties.

Panjshir has been the stronghold of the Nationwide Resistance Entrance, led by Ahmad Massoud and former Vice President Amrullah Saleh, who declared himself caretaker president.

On Sunday, Massoud mentioned that he was able to stop preventing and begin negotiations if the Taliban deserted the province.

Panjshir was the final Afghan province holding out towards the armed group that swept to energy final month. Taliban has been dealing with stiff resistance after pushing deep into the nation”s holdout in Panjshir Valley.

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