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The News Minute | December 6, 2015 | 7:50 am IST

Thousands of people, including hundreds gathering in Jauzjan's provincial capital Shiberghan city, 390 km north of Kabul, Monday denounced the Taliban outfit and announced their support to Afghan national security forces in the war against Taliban militants, provincial police chief Faqir Mohammad Jauzjani said.

"Around 10,000 people including hundreds of women across the Juazjan province assembled in Shiberghan city Monday condemned Taliban extremist policies and announced their support to Afghan national security forces," Jauzjani told Xinhua.

The huge gathering against Taliban outfit took place just days after some 300 anti-government militants gave up fighting and joined the government-backed peace process in Jauzjan province.

Meantime, a female teacher who introduced herself as Qamar holding a gun in her hand, in talks with Xinhua in Shiberghan city said: "We want Taliban militants to give up fighting and lay down arms, otherwise, we are ready to fight against Taliban insurgents."


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