The Taliban were depicted on Friday passing through Herat, Afghanistan, dragging a accused thief.
A photo taken by an Afghan journalist shows a man in black tar with a rope around his neck.
The Taliban have recently occupied several major cities and are slowly heading towards Kabul.
The Taliban were seen dragging a man accused of theft through the streets of the newly occupied city of Herat in Afghanistan on Friday.
Photo taken by journalist Bilal Sarwary Show a black tarred man with ropes around his neck parading down the street, as armed militants are adjacent to them. Some militants are depicted pulling ropes.
“The Taliban accused these men of theft, their faces were colored black to embarrass them, and they were paraded in the city of Herat after Friday’s prayers,” Sawali wrote with a photo.
Another video shows a crowd of people following a man.
The image arrives the day after the Taliban seized control of Herat, the country’s third largest city.
“The city looks like a ghost town on the front line,” said state legislator Gram Habib Hasimi. I told Reuters. “The family has left home or is hiding in the house.”
Taliban militants also seized Kandahar, the second largest city in Afghanistan, on Friday.
Since then, U.S. defense officials have been Raised concern that militants could move to Kabul, The capital of the country, within a few days.
“Kabul isn’t in an imminent threat environment right now, but obviously … when you look at what the Taliban are doing, they are,” said John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, according to Reuters. You can see that we are trying to isolate Kabul. ” ..
President Joe Biden is regularly briefed by his national security team on his efforts to eliminate American civilians.
On Thursday, he announced plans to send an additional 3,000 troops to Afghanistan to help evacuate US embassy staff.
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