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‘Handcuffed, blindfolded and bodily assaulted’: What occurred to WION’s Anas Mallick in Kabul?

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WION’s correspondent Anas Mallick and his staff have been “dragged” out of the automobile and “bodily assaulted” by the Taliban when he was reporting in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul. 

Anas arrived in Kabul on Wednesday night and a day after that he was taking basic visuals for his intensive protection of 1 yr of Taliban rule in Afghanistan. 

It coincided with the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri as claimed by the US, which, by the way in which, is being questioned by the Taliban. 

The Taliban stated on Thursday that they have no idea about Zawahiri’s presence in Afghanistan. They, in reality, even stated that the “reality is that America invaded our territory and violated all worldwide rules.”

Condemning the motion, the Taliban stated that “if such motion is repeated, the duty of any penalties shall be on the US of America.” 

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WION has reported all of the developments on Zawahiri’s killing.

However it seems that the Taliban are threatened by our floor reporting in Kabul as WION’s reporter was kidnapped whereas he was reporting, with all the required permissions. 

Notably, Anas was allowed to stroll free however the native producer and our driver are nonetheless being held by the Taliban. They stated that they are going to be releasing them quickly, however there isn’t any replace.  

ALSO READ | WION correspondent Anas Mallick reveals torn garments and accidents as he reveals his trauma 

Here is what precisely occurred to him: 

Anas says…
 
“We have been duly accredited, we had all of the press credentials and have been filming basic visuals once we have been intercepted, taken out of the automobile… dragged off the automobile to be very exact. Our telephones have been taken away.

After which we have been bodily assaulted. My crew was assaulted and I used to be assaulted as nicely. 

After some whereas, we have been shifted from the place the place have been intercepted to what we all know is the intelligence unit of the Afghan-Taliban. We have been handcuffed, blindfolded, and confronted the wildest accusations and after that have been questioned totally on our journalistic credentials as nicely. Private questions have been additionally hurled at us.” 

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