‘Adversaries in Panjshir surrendered’: Islamic Emirate


The Islamic Emirate said that more than 100 of their opponents have surrendered through the mediation of tribal elders.

Meanwhile, the Resistance Front claimed that many civilians have been targeted by the Islamic Emirate in Andarab district of Baghlan. The Islamic Emirate denied the civilian casualties.

“50 forces of the opponents put down their weapons and surrendered to the Islamic Emirate in the mountains of Abshar district and also 60 other individuals in the mountains of Dara district of Panjshir surrendered to the Islamic Emirate,” said Abubakar Sediqqi, a spokesman for the governor of Panjshir province.

Earlier, Panjshir officials said that at least 5 forces of the Islamic Emirate had been killed and two others wounded in clashes in Dara district of the province. The Resistance Front claimed Islamic Emirate forces targeted civilians in Qassan village in Andarab district of Baghlan province.

Salahuddin Rabbani, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, said he is concerned by the reports of civilian casualties in Panjshir province and Qasan village of Andarab district in Baghlan.

Analysts said that the parties involved in the fighting must uphold human rights.

“The involved parties in the war should consider human rights and prevent civilian casualties,” said Hamid Azizi Mujadidi, a university instructor.

Meanwhile, the Islamic Emirate denied the clashes between the Islamic Emirate and the Resistance Front’s forces in the central province of Panjshir. A spokesman for Panjshir’s governor, Abubaker Sediq, said there was a small amount of gunfire but the situation was controlled by the Islamic Emirate.

“We deny this allegation. This is a plot by some biased individuals. This is not true. There was a small amount gunfire yesterday evening in the Abshar area by the opponents, but the Islamic Emirate controlled the situation,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Resistance Front claimed that clashes are still underway in Abshar district of Panjshir province, and they have overrun several areas.

“An extended region of the Panjshir province, including a large part of Abdulah Khail and Abshar valley, fell to the resistance (forces),” said Sebghat Ahmadi, a spokesman for the Resistance Front.

This comes as reports of clashes between the Islamic Emirate and the Resistance Front in Panjshir have been posted on social media.

The Islamic Emirate’s spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, denied the reports and called them speculation.

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