World Desk, Press24 News, Kabul
Published by: Jeet Kumar
Updated Fri, 16 Jul 2021 12:21 AM IST
Afghan leader Saleh said the Pakistan Air Force was now providing some close air support to the Taliban.
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On Thursday, Pakistan confirmed that the Taliban was in control of the key Afghan border town. Afghan leader Saleh alleged that Pakistan has now issued warnings to the Afghan army and air force to withdraw from the Spin Boldak border area.
Afghan leader Saleh tweeted that the Pakistan Air Force has issued an official warning to the Afghan Army and Air Force that any move to remove the Taliban from the Spin Boldak area will be confronted and repulsed by the Pakistan Air Force. The Pakistan Air Force is now providing somewhat close air support to the Taliban.
Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry, quoted by the Pakistan Observer, said that the Taliban has taken control of the Spin Boldak border crossing. It comes a day after the Taliban claimed they had seized the border town as part of an attack in the war-torn country. Local media reported on Wednesday that the Taliban had captured a key border with Pakistan in southern Kandahar province.
Taliban offensive continues
The Taliban’s offensive in Afghanistan continues. It is rapidly taking over the territory of the country. He is driving the Afghan army badly. Meanwhile, during the occupation of the checkposts of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area, the Taliban have three billion Pakistani rupees in their hands. This money was allegedly extorted by Afghan soldiers from smugglers.
In a statement issued by the Afghan Taliban, it has been said that it has received a huge amount of Pakistani money at the border posts in the Spin Boldak area of Kandahar. According to Pakistan’s Geo News, the area has been evacuated by the Taliban from Afghan security forces.
The Taliban in Afghanistan continued their attacks against the government on Wednesday. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement that the important Spin Boldak city adjacent to Pakistan has been captured. With this it has occupied an important road between Boldak, Chaman and Kandahar.
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