Can the Afghan Taliban contain the threat from ISIL? | Taliban News

From: Inside Story

Collection of bombings in Afghanistan spotlight safety challenges since Taliban seized energy in August.

The Afghan Taliban says it has arrested the so-called “mastermind” of a bomb assault on a mosque.

Police say he’s a serious ISIL (ISIS) operative, suspected of serving to to kill at the least 12 folks within the northern metropolis of Mazar-i-Sharif on Thursday.

Many of the victims had been from the Shia Muslim Hazara group.

ISIL claimed one other bomb blast on the identical day which killed 4 folks in Kunduz.

On Tuesday, schoolchildren had been focused in a primarily Hazara space of Kabul.

A United Nations report final month discovered that ISIL was behind greater than 80 % of assaults for the reason that Taliban takeover final 12 months.

So can the Taliban authorities leaders include the risk?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom


Faiz Zaland –  Government director of the Democracy, Peace & Growth think-tank

Rabia Akhtar – Director of the Centre for Safety, Technique and Coverage Analysis, College of Lahore

Neil Turner – Nation director in Afghanistan, Norwegian Refugee Council

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