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US Embassy in Kabul warns of extremist attacks against women

WorldNews Friday, 18 September 2020
US Embassy in Kabul warns of extremist attacks against womenKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan is warning that extremists groups are planning attacks against a “variety of targets” but are taking particular aim at women. The warning issued late Thursday doesn’t specify the organizations plotting the attacks, but it comes as the Taliban and government-appointed negotiators are sitting together for the first time to try to find a peaceful end to decades of relentless war. The "Taliban don't have any plans to carry out any such attacks," spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed told The Associated Press on Friday. Peace negotiations underway in Qatar, where the Taliban maintain a political office, are in the initial stages with participants...
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