Afghan Taliban Radio station goes on air in Afghanistan


SHARANA (Pajhwok): The Afghan Taliban have made operational an FM radio in Argun district of southeastern Paktika province, residents said on Thursday.

One of them, Rehan, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban radio broadcasted programs at night with promises to increase the transmission time.

He said the Taliban had named their radio after the movement founder and long time supreme leader Mullahinfo-iconMohammad Omar. He said the radio mostly aired religious programs.

Paktika police chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Azam confirmed the Taliban had activated a radio in limits of Giyan district. He said it was a mobile radio station fixed on a car and police were trying to target it.

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