Afghanistan

Journalists detained by the Taliban while covering explosions in western Kabul

Today (Tuesday, March 20), three explosions took place in the Shiite area of ​​Dasht-e Barchi, west of Kabul.Journalists covering the blasts in west of Kabul were detained by the Taliban.

Rahman Mirzad, a reporter for Rah-e-Farda Radio and Television, said the Taliban had confiscated their media equipment, such as camera and voice recorder.

Shortly afterwards, communication with reporters who had gone to the scene for news coverage was cut off.
Popular sources say the Taliban beat and detained journalists and took them away.

On the other hand, the head of Mumtaz Educational Center and three teachers of this center have also been arrested by the Taliban.

Mumtaz Educational Center, located in Qala-e-Naw, Dasht-e-Barchi, was the target of an explosion at 9 am today, and after that, an hour later, Abdul Rahim Shahid School in Dasht-e-Barchi was the target of two more powerful explosions.

Statistics from hospitals show that more than 30 students have died, but press officials from the Taliban-led government tell the media that only six students have died and 15 others have been injured.

Latifa Sadat Mosavi

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