They seized the Afghan capital final summer season, in mid-August. A yr later, the Taliban are nonetheless there, omnipresent within the streets and among the many inhabitants, who reside beneath their steady surveillance. Lengthy hair, full beard, they patrol, weapon in hand, between cubic buildings, grey and beige, nestled in the course of arid landscapes. Their precedence stays safety and their enemy greater than ever Daesh, the jihadist group which multiplies the lethal assaults within the nation. The most recent hit a steep a part of Kabul a couple of days earlier.
“We observe all of the automobiles, and if we discover somebody who appears to be like suspicious, we cease them and verify the whole lot”explains a Taliban, within the 20H report of TF1 on the high of the article. With the butt of a rifle towards his shoulder, he’s posted at a really busy crossroads within the metropolis middle, lined with shows. “We additionally listen explosive devices that may be hidden throughout”he continues. Nothing escapes their vigilance, guarantee the fighters. However the every day survival of Afghans just isn’t their main concern.