China shares supposed video of Taliban using US military planes as toys

Posted on AllSides September 10th, 2021
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China has mocked the United States’ chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan by sharing footage that supposedly shows Taliban fighters turning abandoned US military planes into toys.

Chinese governmental official Lijian Zhao, the spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry, tweeted the video Thursday.

“The graveyard of EMPIRES and their WAR MACHINES. Talibans have turned their planes into swings and toys,” Zhao tweeted alongside the video.

It wasn’t immediately clear where the footage was taken, or if it was filmed after US troops withdrew from Afghanistan.

The video shows what appears to be a group of...

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