The Taliban have executed the brother of Amrullah Saleh, the former Afghan vice president who became one of the leaders of anti-Taliban opposition forces in the Panjshir valley. “They executed my uncle,” Abdullah Saleh told Reuters in a text message. “They killed him yesterday and would not let us bury him and kept saying his body should rot. The news that Saleh’s brother Rohullah Azizi killed came days after Taliban forces took control of the provincial centre of Panjshir.
The Urdu language account of the Taliban information service Alemarah said that. “According to reports”, Rohullah Saleh was killed during fighting in Panjshir. Saleh, a former head of the National Directorate of Security, the intelligence service of the Western-backed government that collapsed last month, is at large though his exact location remains unclear.
Taliban fought a deadly war with NRF.
The National Resistance Front of Afghanistan, which groups opposition forces loyal to local leader Ahmad Massoud. It has pledged to continue opposing the Taliban even after the fall of Panjshir’s provincial capital, Barak. The whereabouts of Amrullah Saleh and Ahmad Massoud not yet known. A photo of a Taliban fighter posing with guns in front of books floated on social media. It claims that this is the same place from where Amrullah Saleh recently issued a video statement claiming that he was still in Panjshir.
As the Resistance Front is committed to announce their parallel government, the ousted Afghan government’s ambassador to Tajikistan said on Wednesday that both Massoud and Amrullah Saleh are in Panjshir and have not fled to Tajikistan. Contrary to the claims of the Taliban. Ahmad Massoud and Amrullah Saleh have not withdrawn to Tajikistan. The news that Ahmad Massoud has left Panjshir is not accurate; he is inside Afghanistan. I am in constant contact with Amrullah Saleh, who is currently in Panjshir. He runs the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s government,”. Zahir Aghbar, envoy to Dushanbe under the government of ousted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, said.