The acting Interior Minister, Abdul Satar Mirzakwal in a visit to Paktia province in the south-east of Afghanistan warned the Taliban to stop taking the military equipment and tanks they seize from the Afghan military in war to Pakistan.

Anyone smuggling the military tanks to Pakistan will be directly targeted by the Afghan airforce, said the acting Interior Minister.

According to Mirzakwal, the Taliban takes the military equipment including military tanks to Pakistan through Zabul Province.

“There are evidence and footage that Taliban take military equipment to Pakistan”, Shamim Khan Katawazai, head of the Afghan’s Independent Directorate of Local Governance said.

On the other hand, the Taliban has rejected the claim on the transfer of military equipment and vehicles across the Durand Line.

Since the withdrawal of foreign troops, the Taliban seized several districts and captured military equipment and vehicles that remained from the Afghan security forces in the war field.