Afghan reporters report beating at hands of Taliban in main Kabul

2021-08-26.

Ziar Yaad and his cameraman said they were beaten while working on a report Ziar Yaad and his cameraman stated they were beaten while dealing with a report

Two staff members of the popular Afghan tv station ToloNew s declared on Thursday they had actually been beaten by Taliban fighters in Kabul.

Reporter Ziar Yaad and his cameraman stated they were beaten on Wednesday while they were dealing with a report, ToloNew s reported on its Twitter feed.

They had actually been recording day workers and out of work individuals for a function when Taliban fighters unexpectedly assaulted them without obvious cause, the tweet read.

Reporter Yaad composed on Twitter: “I was beaten by the Taliban in Kabul’s New City while reporting. Cameras, technical equipment, and my personal mobile phone have also been hijacked … The Taliban got out of an armored Land Cruiser and hit me at gunpoint.”

A Taliban representative informed ToloNew s the case was being examined “seriously.”

The Taliban recorded Kabul in mid-August after a quick project of conquest throughout the nation. They are now the nation’s de facto rulers, as they were from 1996-2001.

The Islamists have actually stated that media outlets might continue to run generally. During their previous guideline, there was no media liberty.

Afghan reporters report beating at hands of Taliban in main Kabul