Hundreds of Afghans, mostly women, took to the streets of Kabul on Tuesday in an anti-Pakistan rally in which they chanted slogans against Islamabad and ISI. As the protests intensified, the Taliban opened fire on the rally.
According to news agency AFP, the Taliban fired shots in the air to disperse the anti-Pakistan rally in Kabul.
Asvaka News, a local media outlet reported that the Taliban opened fire on protesters gathered near the Presidential Palace in Kabul. The protesters were marching towards the Kabul Serena Hotel where the Pakistan ISI director has been staying since last week.
#Breaking (Asvaka Exclusive)— Aśvaka - آسواکا News Agency (@AsvakaNews) September 7, 2021
Happening now near Presidential Palace.
Taliban open fire on anti-Pakistan protesters who were marching towards ARG & Kabul Serena Hotel where the #Pak ISI director is living. pic.twitter.com/XvtMcM3OcI
Videos shared by local media reports showed hundreds of Afghan men and women chanting slogans against Pakistan and showing placards on the streets of Kabul. Later, the protests spread to the Balkh province in the north of Afghanistan where hundreds were seen agitating on the streets.