The ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban has ended, however, both sides have been called on to resume peace talks, although violent attacks also took place during the three days, including the ISIS group claimed responsibility.
The three-day ceasefire in the country ended on Sunday amid calls for the resumption of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. However, violent attacks also took place during these three days, some of which were claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group. After the end of the ceasefire, the danger of bloody game looms again in the country.
Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen said there was a brief meeting in Qatar between the Afghan government and the Taliban on Saturday. In it, he reiterated his commitment to find a way to end the war peacefully and called for the resumption of the interrupted negotiations. Violent incidents have escalated as US and NATO troops begin to withdraw after a 20-year war in Afghanistan.
12 people died in a mosque explosion
The United States insists on resuming talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban. The Taliban and the Afghan government had announced a three-day ceasefire following Eid-ul-Fitr, but violence in the country continued during this period. 12 people were killed and 15 were injured in an explosion at a mosque during Friday prayers in northern Kabul, Afghanistan.
Imam Mufti Naiman of the mosque also died in the attack. So far, no one has claimed responsibility for this attack. ISIS has previously claimed responsibility for attacks that targeted several power plants over the weekend. Power was cut off in nine provinces, including Kabul, due to the attacks. So far, hundreds of people have lost their lives in the latest violence.