Qari Saeed Khosty. Photo: Social Media

Taliban official calls on the group’s ‘hundreds of volunteers’ in the West to kill opponents

Qari Saeed Khosty, a Taliban official close to the group’s Interior Minister and the head of the Haqqani Network, Sirajuddin Haqqani, has called on the group’s supporters in Europe and America to kill its opponents.

In a now deleted tweet in Pashto, Qari Saeed Khosty said:

“Kill the fugitives one by one with knives. If anyone preaches against our country, go kill them. We have hundreds of volunteers in the Europe and America, they just need organisation and leadership.”

Khosty has been previously accused of kidnaping, rape and forced marriage of a women in Kabul.