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Our country is experiencing disappointing days and nights especially for the past one week. When you get out of your residence and go to the downtown in Kabul, the face of the city reminds you the days of the 1992-1996 civil war; quiet, fearful and sad with almost closed markets and empty roads and sidewalks.

 

President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday officially opened the Kabul Process for Peace and Security Cooperation Conference, saying that six days ago, 13 brave Afghan policemen gave their lives to stop a sewerage truck packed with military grade explosives from entering the diplomatic compounded, a direct violation of Geneva accords.

 

Taking in view the status-quo of the country, one can easily go through that Afghanistan is going in a thin-skinned situation.

 

Last week’s devastating attack inside Kabul’s diplomatic district — arguably the most secure territory in the war-ravaged country — led to loss of over 80 innocent lives.

 

cruelness, unkind A scene of fear and terror unlashed on Wednesday morning, after a massive blast shaken Kabul, the capital city, in which hundreds of innocent Afghans were killed and wounded.

 

Undoubtedly, the killing of innocent people is forbidden in Islam. No argument stands over it. Even the killing of none-Muslim people is not allowed, unless during Jihad.

 

A deadly year of violence in Afghanistan continued on Wednesday after a vehicle bomb attack near the German Embassy in the diplomatic enclave in Kabul killed 80 people and injured at least 350 others.

 

All the time we are optimistic about Afghanistan’s future. Things are improving, despite the fact that after formation of the National Unity Government (NUG), security has been deteriorated.

 

Insider attacks, in which Afghan soldiers and police turn their guns on their colleagues, have been a major problem during the prolonged war in the country.

 

We are at the advent of holy month of Ramadan. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam, and it holds immense importance. The holy month teaches us about patience, compassion, unity, peace and forgiveness.

 


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