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Daily Evacuation Brief | May 5, 2022
LAST 24 HOURS:
A Hazara-centric opposition group announced its formation. The Freedom Uprising says it is a pan-Hazara defense community intended to protect Hazara communities from aggression and terrorism. We believe this group and others like it are forming following the recent meetings of Hazara elders regarding the increase in terrorist attacks targeting the ethnic minority.
Sources within the Ministry of Defense have stated that approximately half of the former members of the Afghan Air Force have returned to their jobs under the Taliban.
Uzbekistan issued another denial of a cross-border incident that has been circulating widely on the internet. The Taliban also claimed the incident was a hoax. Our sources indicate there was shooting across the border but that no casualties had been inflicted on either side. Sources on social media claim one Uzbek soldier was killed.
Several reports surfaced online that the Iranian Ambassador to Kabul had been detained by the Taliban for a short time after a purported visit with Golbuddin Hekmatiar, AKA the Butcher of Kabul. We have yet to confirm this information, but it would likely result in an outcry from Tehran considering the fraught relations between the two countries as of late.
Heavy rains and the resulting deadly floods have impacted travel in several parts of the country. At-risk Afghans who may be making travel plans are encouraged to check route conditions and should consider postponement to let the water subside.
NEXT 24 HOURS:
Pakistan is expected to conduct several reconnaissance air patrols along the Durand Line for the next two days.
Resistance groups may launch an offensive that had been planned but was delayed due to flooding across the country. We believe the heavy rains attributed to the drop in reported conflict over the last few days.
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