Taliban go door-to-door in Afghanistan looking for US allies, report says

Taliban go door-to-door in Afghanistan looking for US allies, report says

Incoming new reports of Taliban reprisals come amid a brutal crackdown on protests in Afghanistan and thousands of desperate Afghans continue to flee the country.

According to an intelligence report presented to the UN, the Taliban go door to door and check names at checkpoints in Kabul as they prey on people who worked with US-led forces or with the previous Afghan government.

A report compiled by a Norwegian intelligence team and sent to NBC News casts doubt on militant claims of a «general amnesty» after seizing power.

«The Taliban step up their persecution of all individuals and allies of the former regime, and if unsuccessful, pursue and arrest families, punishing them according to their own interpretation of Sharia law,» the report, dated Wednesday, said. .

Since the Taliban took control of the country, thousands of Afghans have tried to flee, fearing a return to the group's brutal rule.

In one video, a child was thrown over a barbed wire wall at an airport.

Marine Corps spokesman Maj. Jim Stenger said in a statement that the baby was handed over to a member of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Force.

the facility was in place and under the supervision of medical professionals,” he added.

“I can confirm that the child has been reunited with his father and is safe at the airport.”

Official representative The White House said on Friday that the US had evacuated about 9,000 people since last weekend, including a number of vulnerable Afghans.