Eid ceasefire falls apart … Taliban bombs kill 11 Afghans

Just hours after a three-day ceasefire began in celebration of Eid al-Fitr, four separate explosions occurred today, Thursday in Afghanistan killed at least 11 people and injured 13 others.

At the time of the temporary ceasefire, there were no reports of direct clashes between Taliban fighters and government forces, but roadside bombs continued to cause casualties and casualties among civilians.

Armistice after escalation

It is noteworthy that the ceasefire declared by the Taliban on the die Government reacted at a time of escalating violence across the country after Washington announced a plan last month to die Withdraw US forces by September 11th.

In addition, began die Afghan security forces on Wednesday with an operation to retake a Taliban-controlled area outside the capital, Kabul in the neighboring province of Wardak. However, the operation was suspended after the ceasefire entered into force.

The day before, Taliban militants shot down, killed or captured some Afghan soldiers and forced others to retreat after storming the center of the district, less than an hour’s drive from Kabul.

And Afghanistan experienced escalating violence weeks ago when die US government decided to withdraw its armed forces when dozens of civilians in separate areas were killed in bloody attacks on schools and public buses.

Experts have also indicated that the withdrawal of foreign forces has escalated fighting between Afghan security forces and the Taliban as both sides seek to die control over die to retain strategic centers in the country.

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