For second times, the violence comes when the leaders of the Taliban and the Afghan government started the long-delayed peace talks in Qatar earlier this month.
During the peace talks, the Afghan and US governments have called for a reduction in violence. But, for the Taliban side, they said it would not commit to a reduction until the terms of a ceasefire are negotiated and trust issues on both sides are resolved.
And as a result, the Taliban launched a wave of attacks on security checkpoints in southern Afghanistan. The attacks killing a total of 28 Afghan policemen on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.
As cited News24xx.com from TOI, the spokesman for the Uruzgan governor, Zelgai Ebadi said, “Before the killing, the Taliban fighters offered 28 local and national police a chance to go home. But after taking their guns, the Taliban killed them all”.
From the Taliban party said, claimed responsibility for the attacks.
One of a Taliban spokesman, Qari Mohammad Yousuf Ahmadi said the killing occurred after the police in the area refused to surrender to the fighters.
Before the killing on Wednesday come, on Sunday, Sept. 20. 2020, at least 14 Afghan police and soldiers were killed.