Ariana News Anchor Assaulted by Alleged Taliban Members

Friday, 06/14/2024

Abdul Aziz Sakhizada, an Ariana News anchor, reported on Thursday that he was beaten up by individuals who identified themselves as members of the Taliban.

Sakhizada wrote in a note on Facebook that there were two attackers. The Taliban is yet to comment on the incident.

Mujeeb Bahir, the head of Ariana News, responded to a question from Afghanistan International by stating that he was unaware of the incident.

Ariana News is a private news network based in Kabul that has continued to operate under Taliban conditions and restrictions since their takeover of Afghanistan in 2021.

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