fight among debate participantsA television debate on potential peace deal between the Afghan government and Hezb-e-Islami led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar led into a brawl between the debate participants.

The trailer of the television debate immediately gone viral earlier tonight as the social media users were surprised with the reactions of the two debate participants.

According to the trailer of debate which is due to published later tonight on 1TV channel, the brawl erupts as one of the debate participants calls a peace deal with Hezb-e-Islami as ineffective, calling Hekmatyar a terrorist who is still internationally blacklisted.

The remarks by the debate participant angers the other participant who speaks in favor of Hekmatyar, calling Hezb-e-Islami a key party which has a major influence in the country.

The brawl among the two participants leads to exchange of punches as the host and another analyst rushes to end the fight.

The delegation of Hezb-e-Islami arrived for peace talks to capital Kabul in mid March and shortly after the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) called on militant groups to participate in direct peace talks with the Afghan government.

Hekmatyar is considered is a notorious warlord for his involvement in the devastating civil war and insurgency following activities following the fall of the Taliban group.

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