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Taliban Opens Fire On Crowd After They Wave Afghanistan Flag, Fatalities Reported

Posted on AllSides August 18th, 2021
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World, Afghanistan, Taliban, violence

Taliban terrorists reportedly opened fire on a crowd in Afghanistan on Wednesday because the protesters insisted on waving the flag of Afghanistan.

“A public display of dissent in the northeastern city of Jalalabad was met by an overwhelming use of force,” The New York Times reported. “Taliban soldiers fired into the crowd and beat protesters and journalists.”

NBC News journalist Richard Engel tweeted: “Afghans demonstrate in Jalalabad in support of keeping Afghan flag (instead of white Taliban flag). Local media report Taliban fires on them, killing 2 and injured others.”

State-funded foreign media claimed that...

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