AT News Report-KABUL: After a sit-in set up for peace in Helmand province, several other provinces are following the suite, as peace activists in the capital of central Uruzgan province on Friday called on the conflicting parties to halt hospitalities immediately.
Noting the current war that has been taking huge toll on the civilians, the participants of the sit-in in Tirinkot called upon the warriors for bold step for reconciliation process as war brings nothing but devastation.
Rahimullah Khan, one of the protestors, told Pajhwok Afghan News they had set up the camp to push peace. He urged a positive response to their call from the Taliban.
He said the people of Uruzgan, tired of the conflict, were trying to promote reconciliation in the province.
Izzatullah Latifi, another protestor, asked the global fraternity to work together with the Afghans for bringing peace to the country and spread the message of reconciliation across the world.
Some participants warned of continuing their peaceful movement if the warring parties did not accept their just demand.
Peace camps have lately been erected in Kabul, Helmand, Farah and several other provinces to mount pressure on the government and its armed opponents to end the conflict.
Some weeks back, several civilians were martyred and wounded in a suicide car bombing in Lashkargah. Days later, residents erected a camp, staging a sit-in for peace.