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Taliban sets condition to reconnect Kabul electricity

The Taliban militants group has claimed responsibility for intentionally cutting the electricity transmission line for Kabul, emphasizing that the transmission lines supplying electricity to Kabul will remain non-operational until the government has not started work on public welfare projects in northern Kunduz and Baghlan provinces.
Taliban sets condition to reconnect Kabul electricity
AVA- A statement by the Taliban group states that the electricity transmission lines supplying electricity to Kabul have been disconnected in reaction to the recent decisions of the government.
The group has demanded that electricity issues of Chahar Dara district in Kunduz must resolved as soon as possible and electricity issues regarding Gul Tapa area should be resolved as well in a bid to ensure the uninterrupted supply of electricity to Kabul via northern provinces.
Taliban has also demanded the supply of electricity to Dahana-e-Ghori of Pul-e-Khumri city in Baghlan province from Khwajah Alwan district.
The group also claims that the electricity supply for Omar Khel and Aka Khel areas have been approved but the work on the project is suspended, insisting that the group demands immediate start of the work on the project.
Taliban says the issues surrounding the Bala Dori Maktab and Bibi Aina transformers must be resolved as well before the group allows the reconnection of electricity supply to Kabul.
 
Monday 19 March 2018 11:22
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