The valley mounting a concerted resistance effort against the Taliban, Panjshir, has now been cut off from the world. As the insurgents have disconnected their telephone and internet services, sources told CNN-News18.
The Taliban has cut off telephone and internet services in the area to stop internal communication between the forces of the second resistance.
The Taliban doesn’t want Former Vice President Amrullah Salleh from creating any form of awareness against the militant group. About a nexus between the Taliban and Haqqani network in the devastating Kabul airport blast that took place Thursday.
The Panjshir Valley is a valley in north-central Afghanistan, 150 kilometers (93 mi) north of Kabul, near the Hindu Kush mountain range. It is divided by the Panjshir River. The valley is home to more than 100,000 people, including Afghanistan’s largest concentration of ethnic Tajiks.[
The Panjshir Valley is Afghanistan’s last remaining holdout where anti-Taliban forces seem to be working on forming a guerrilla movement to take on the Islamic fundamentalist group.
After the Taliban’s swift seizure of power in Afghanistan, the Panjshir Valley in the north is the last place that might offer any real resistance to the Islamist extremist group.
The sources revealed that the Taliban feel Amrullah’s knowledge may supersede intelligence information as he was in the government, adding that the group also believes attacking Panjshir would be easier in the lack of communication in the valley.
Sources from Panjshir told CNN-News18 the Taliban are attempting to put “psychological pressure” on the resistance. This impact would be severe on civilians, internally displaced people in the area, functioning hospitals.
“It is a crime. Depriving people from access to basic services is what Milošević did. It is a massive crime,” the sources from Panjshir said. Slobodan Milošević was the former president of Serbia accused of heinous war crimes in in Croatia. Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo between 1991 and 1999.
The Telegraph had reported on August 24 that opposition fighters. Panjshir are preparing for a “settlement” in the absence of resources and international support.
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