Militants of the Taliban terrorist movement opened fire on people who staged a peaceful demonstration against their actions in the capital of the Afghan province of Nangarhar, the city of Jalalabad. This is reported by local media.
The townspeople opposed the replacement of the state tricolor flags with the banners of the Taliban.
A video of the shooting at peaceful demonstrators appeared on social networks.
According to unconfirmed reports, two people were killed, several more were injured.
Representatives of the terrorists have not yet commented on what is happening.
On the eve of the Taliban announced in Afghanistangeneral amnesty and urged citizens not to be afraid and return to work. “We assure people in Afghanistan, especially in the city of Kabul, that their property, their lives are safe, no one will take revenge. We are the servants of the people and of this country, ”said terrorist spokesman Suhail Shahin.
Many Afghans fear the brutality of the regime that ruled in the second half of the 1990s, with public executions and amputations, stoning and banning girls from school. After the seizure of Afghanistan by the militants, many young women, who could face a ban on education and work, became especially fearful of persecution. At the same time, the terrorist group promised to respect their rights “on the condition that they wear a veil.”
but actual actions Taliban in Afghanistan in recent days have questioned their words that women will not become victims of the new regime.