Photos of Taliban pedal boat fighters are going viral. This is the reason | World news
About 75 km from Bamiyan, the park contains a series of six deep blue lakes located in the Hindu Kush Mountains.
Some photos of Taliban pedal boat racers in the idyllic bottom of a Hindu Kush mountain lake have gone viral on social media after reporter Jake Hanrahan shared the photos on Twitter. âThese photos are real,â he posted as Taliban fighters can be seen enjoying serene moments in the lake with RPGs and assault rifles hanging from their shoulders.
A Daily mail According to the report, the photos were taken in Band-e Amir National Park, which was also a hot spot for international travelers and domestic tourists. About 75 km from Bamiyan, the park contains a series of six deep blue lakes located in the Hindu Kush Mountains.
Some social media users also compared the photo with the iconic painting of Washington Crossing the Delaware, which depicts the historic event of George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River during the United States War of Independence.
Taliban fighters armed with weapons became commonplace in Afghanistan after the group captured the country on August 15. And this is not the first time that these photos of Afghanistan’s changing face have caught the world’s attention. Shortly after the Taliban took control of Kabul, Taliban fighters were seen enjoying rides at an amusement park in Kabul.
This week alone, heavily armed Taliban fighters were seen wandering inside the Kabul Zoo with AK-47s and M16 assault rifles, mingling with children and families who came to visit the zoo. Asked about the armed presence, which is not common in any zoo in the world, a Taliban fighter told AFP news agency that the Taliban could ban guns in the zoo because they were in favor of putting children and women at ease.