Taliban "Ransacked" 2 Indian Missions, Took Away Cars: Government Sources

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entered at atomic two of India's consulates in Afghanistan on Wednesday, searched for abstracts and took abroad anchored cars, government sources said today, cogent anguish that it meant the accumulation is acting adjoin the assurances its leaders accept been giving to the world.

Members of the Taliban "ransacked" the Indian consulates in Kandahar and Herat, which are closed, according to the sources. They "searched closets" in Kandahar for affidavit and took abroad cartage anchored at both the consulates.

"We accepted this. They ransacked the abode searched abstracts and additionally took abroad our anchored cartage from both embassies," a arch administrator told NDTV.

Days afore the raid, the Taliban had accomplished out to Delhi, adage that

did not appetite India to abandon diplomats from its Kabul embassy

. Sources say the government had accustomed letters from the group's Qatar appointment acceptable them of the assurance of Indian agents and aegis personnel.

The letters - beatific from the appointment of Abbas Stanikzai, the arch of the Taliban's political assemblage - were baffled via contacts in Kabul and Delhi.

Earlier this week, India agitated out a difficult aborticide of its admiral agents in two Indian Air Force C-17 aircraft that flew out of Kabul. India's agent to Afghanistan was additionally brought aback as diplomats and civilians accolade to get out of the country afterwards the Taliban's takeover. But over 1,000 Indian nationals are still ashore beyond Afghanistan.

After its alarming takeover of the Afghan capital, the Taliban has been accustomed out

in Kabul to analyze Afghans who formed for National Directorate of Security, the state-run intelligence agency.

An intelligence certificate for the UN has additionally appear house-to-house Taliban searches for bodies who formed with the US and NATO forces, according to account bureau AFP.

India operated four consulates in the country, besides the admiral in Kabul. Apart from Kandahar and Herat, India additionally had a admiral in Mazar-i-Sharif, which was shut bottomward canicule afore the Taliban took control. The admiral in Kabul is not clearly shut; it is operating with bounded help.

The "targeted searches" accept aloft fears that the group, which has launched a PR assault and has claimed complete absolution for rivals, does not intend to stick to its word.

New Delhi is additionally anxious about the abutment the accumulation is accepting from assorted alarm organisations.

Government's intelligence sources acknowledge the Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has appear a account on the Taliban victory, "praising and congratulating the accumulation on its capitalism in Afghanistan". Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham  in Syria additionally appear an official account in abutment of the Taliban. "The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) based in western China has additionally issued a account congratulating the Taliban. Events are advance at a actual aerial clip - we are befitting a watch," a arch government antecedent said.

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