Rebels should be eliminated, says Afghan Prez

Kabul: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has asked the security forces to eliminate those rebelling against the system as he described them to be the enemies of the country. Ghani made the statement while addressing a meeting of provincial chiefs of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Monday.

“President [Ashraf Ghani] had a meeting with NDS officials last night (Monday night) where he ordered them to create fear inside the enemy’s hearts, close their traveling ways, dry up their financial sources, find their hideouts and eliminate them in ground and air operations, ” Tolo news quoted Ghani’s deputy spokesman Dawa Khan Menapal as saying. The President also said that he would execute what he calls killers of civilians and non-civilians in Afghanistan.

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