Thursday, December 29, 2022

Since the Taliban assumed control of Afghanistan, there have been more terror incidents in Pakistan: report

Terror attacks in Pakistan up since Taliban took over in Afghanistan: Report


KABUL: Fear assaults in Pakistan have expanded 51% since the Taliban took over Afghanistan in August last year, the Khaama Press of Afghanistan said in a report.

It added that the rise in terrorist attacks indicates the failure of Pakistan's decades-old Afghan policy, which the PTI government supported when it was in power.

According to a report published by Khaama Press, the Afghan Taliban are posing a threat to Pakistan by unleashing the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Pakistan. "The shackles of slavery" had been broken by the Taliban, according to the PTI chief, who was also the country's prime minister at the time. Numerous different Pakistanis likewise celebrated at that point, yet they lament their assertions today, the report said, adding that reinforcing of the Taliban in Afghanistan has brought about fear assaults in adjoining Pakistan.

The Khaama Press Report claims that the director general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) at the time, General Faiz Hameed, went above and beyond his predecessor, Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa, and flew to Kabul in the middle of 2021 to help the Taliban fight the Panjshir fighters in Northern Afghanistan.

According to the report, Pakistan also released a number of TTP leaders at this time, and Lieutenant This year, Gen. Hameed went back to Kabul to convince the Afghan Taliban to broker a peace deal with the TTP.

However, as of November 28 this year, the peace treaty that was reached at that time has been revoked.

The report noted that General Asim Munir, the new chief of the Army Staff, met with senior generals at the army general headquarters in Rawalpindi as soon as he took over. There, it was decided to launch a military operation against TTP in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and northern Balochistan.

An attack on the Pakistani embassy in Kabul earlier in December followed.

Seven civilians were killed when the Taliban shelled Pakistan's border regions on December 11. Pakistan responded by wounding ten Afghan residents and killing one Taliban fighter.

In addition, on December 15, the two sides engaged in artillery exchanges that resulted in the deaths of at least one Pakistani civilian and the injuries of 15 others.

In the ongoing system, Unfamiliar Priest Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, while visiting numerous nations, has not visited the Afghan capital. Instead, he sent Hina Rabbani Khar, Deputy Foreign Minister, to Kabul. According to the Khaama Press, she was the first female minister to attempt to meet with Taliban Defense Minister Mullah Yaqoob. However, Yaqoob refused to meet her.

The killing of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri by a US drone in Kabul in July 2022 also sends tense relations between Afghans and Pakistanis to new lows, according to the report. The Taliban were correct when they said that Islamabad was to blame for al-Zawahiri's death because Pakistan had let the US use its airspace to launch the strike.

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