The Taliban Carried Out More Than 2.8 Thousand Attacks After Signing An Agreement With The United States
Supporters of the radical Taliban movement carried out 2,804 attacks after the signing of an agreement with the United States in late February. This was announced on Saturday by the press Secretary of the national security Council of Afghanistan Javid Faisal, TOLO News TV channel reports.
"From the beginning of March to April 19, the Taliban carried out 2,804 attacks," Faisal said. "As a result of the attacks, 789 civilians were killed and injured." "On average, the Taliban carried out 55 attacks a day," he said. "During this period, 2,737 Taliban fighters were killed or injured," the representative of the Security Council of Afghanistan added.
On February 29, a peace agreement was signed in Doha between the US and the Taliban. According to the agreements, inter-Afghan consultations were supposed to start on March 10. It was stipulated that as part of confidence-building measures, up to 5,000 Taliban supporters and up to 1,000 people held by radicals should be released by the time the inter-Afghan talks were launched.