On Twitter, Afghan Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid Shares Video Of Taliban Fighters Training, Launching Attacks In Makeshift Housing Complexes

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June 17, 2021

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On June 14, 2021, Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Afghan Taliban organization), posted a video on Twitter showing Taliban fighters training somewhere in Afghanistan.

In the video, groups of fighters train in makeshift housing complexes, shooting, breaking down doors, setting off explosives, and practicing launching attacks in urban centers, especially in heavily populated areas.

Following are images from the video:

Source: Twitter.com/ Zabehulah_M33, June 14, 2021.

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