Rohullah Azizi – the brother of Afghanistan’s former vice chairman – has been shot lifeless by way of the Taliban, his nephew has stated.
“As we listen in this day and age Taliban shot him and his driving force on the checkpoint,” Shuresh Saleh stated.
Mr Azizi was once an anti-Taliban fighter and his nephew stated it was once unclear the place he was once headed when the Taliban stopped him.
He added telephones weren’t running within the house.
Amrullah Saleh led forces resisting the Taliban in Panjshir, which was once the closing holdout province in Afghanistan to be overrun by way of Taliban opponents.
Movies shared on-line confirmed the Taliban allegedly opening fireplace on anti-Taliban opponents in Panjshir, who were arrested.
Sky Information has contacted Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban’s authentic spokesperson, for remark at the incident.
A United International locations Construction Programme (UNDP) document launched on 11 September stated Afghanistan was once teetering on the point of “common poverty” that would transform a fact subsequent yr except efforts are made to strengthen to the financial system.
The UNDP document defined 4 situations that venture Afghanistan’s GDP will decline between 3.6% and 13.2% within the subsequent fiscal yr.
This is in sharp distinction to the anticipated 4% expansion in GDP earlier than the Taliban took keep an eye on of Kabul on 15 August.
“Afghanistan just about faces common poverty by way of the center of subsequent yr,” stated Kanni Wignaraja, the UNDP’s Asia-Pacific director. “That is the place we are heading – it is 97-98% [poverty rate] regardless of how you’re employed those projections.”
Recently, Afghanistan’s poverty charge is 72%.
Ultimate week, international nationals, together with 13 Britons, boarded a Qatar Airways flight out of Kabul and a 2nd flight landed in Doha on Saturday morning.
Many on the second one flight have been twin nationals – Afghans with American, French, Canadian, Dutch or British passports and one, who spoke to Sky Information in Doha, stated he feels safe now but is angry at the West.
Abdul, from London, stated: “I as a British citizen and in addition as an Afghani citizen, I am a twin nationwide, I name at the global neighborhood, particularly the ones international locations which are concerned with Afghanistan war and in Afghanistan politics, they mustn’t let Afghanistan on my own (sic).”
Extra flights sporting folks caught in Afghanistan are anticipated within the coming days, offering the brand new regime continues to cooperate.