Protestors took to the streets in Shah Shaheed and shout ‘Down with Pakistan and Israel’
By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: The Congress Opposition Party (COP) on Monday urged the government to take stern actions against terrorists who are killing innocent Afghan people on daily basis and still roam freely in Pakistan.
Leaders of the COP, Mohammad Aziz Wasefi while strongly condemning the huge blast in Siah Sang area of Kart-e-Now in Kabul, said insecurity has surged because of a lax approach of the government regarding terrorism.
The devastating truck bombing was carried out in Siah Sang area of Kart-e-Naw Kabul last Friday night where over 300 civilians were killed and wounded. He demanded of the government to initiate a stern war on terror as their atrocities have become unbearable.
“The government must stop dialogues with those whose hands of bloodstained, whoever they are—the Taliban or Daesh, as they killing our innocent people,” he added. He termed the High Peace Council (HPC) peace efforts and mechanism totally inconclusive therefore they don’t need any HPC. “Those arrested on terror charges and declared as terrorists by courts after litigations must get exemplary punishments,” he said. Wasefi blamed Pakistan’s spy agency, the ISI one of Afghanistan’s enemies. Residents of Siah Sang area swelled in the streets and staged protest demo against terrorists and Pakistan—the sole supporter of the Taliban. They chanted slogans “death to Pakistan and Israel”. The protestors came hard on Pakistan as they called this eastern neighbor the mother of all evils (in Afghanistan. they said Pakistan wants a puppet government in Afghanistan and if there is any effort for sovereignty, Islamabad burns Kabul, one of the protestors, Mohammad Naim Moalim opined. Giving vent to his anger he said that it is better to die in the battlefield against Pakistan instead of being killed somewhere in a suicide attack by the Taliban. He said they were ready to go and fight against Pakistan.
The protestors called on the government to launch a thorough probe into the recent terror attacks and share the findings with the people of the country.
The protestors blocked the Shah Shaheed road for over one hour while carrying banners and holding portraits of those killed in the attack.