The Taliban co-founder as well as now deputy head of state of Afghanistan launched an audio statement on Monday, claiming he was alive as well as well after information of his expected death went viral on social media sites.
Abdul Ghani Baradar, who was recently called as a second to Mullah Mohammed Hassan Akhund, blamed “fake propaganda” for the fatality rumours in an audio message posted by the Taliban.
Social media has remained in a craze over the speculation– particularly in India, where rumours swirled that he had been mortally wounded in a shootout in between competing Taliban intrigues at the presidential palace.
” There had actually been news in the media concerning my fatality,” Baradar stated in the clip.
” Over the past few nights I have been away on trips. Wherever I am at the minute, we are all penalty, all my siblings and buddies.
” Media always publish phony publicity. Consequently, decline fearlessly all those lies, and also I one hundred percent validate to you there is no issue and we have no worry.”
It was not feasible to verify the message, but it was uploaded on official Taliban sites– including that of the spokesman of the political office of the new federal government.
The Taliban’s ultimate leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada, was also rumoured to have died for a number of years prior to the team’s representative claimed he was “existing in Kandahar” two weeks after they took power.
Babble in Pakistan and Afghanistan had actually recommended he had actually gotten Covid or been killed in a battle.