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Female Doctor in Afghanistan: 'Taliban thrashed me at my home, family members beaten too'

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 September 2021, 7:00 IST
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A female doctor in Afghanistan's Kandahar province has claimed that her home was stormed by the Taliban and she was beaten along with her family members and a neighbour, local media reported. Fahima Rahmati, who is also a civil activist, said in a video clip that the Taliban have also taken her mobile phones while their raid on her home on Sunday night (local time), Khaama Press reported.

Rahmati said that she was neither a former government official nor had a weapon in her home but the Taliban wanted to take with themselves her brothers.


Provincial officials in Kandahar province said that they are not aware of the raid and will investigate the case and bring to justice the culprits, Khaama Press reported. Fahima Rahmati is a local doctor and is running a charity foundation in Kandhar province and helping poor families.

First published: 13 September 2021, 23:36 IST
 
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