Taliban ban dealing with Afghan trade centre

July 19th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI  

Quetta , July 19 (ANI): The Taliban have reportedly banned entry of vehicles from Pakistan into the Shorawak district of Kandahar province, and asked people not to deal with the trade centre at Poti Mandi in Afghanistan .

A pamphlet said to be issued by the extremist group Mujahideen Islami Emarat-i-Afghanistan said: There is a complete ban on entry of small and big vehicles into the Shorawak trade centre both from inside and outside Afghanistan .

The pamphlet, distributed on Friday in villages of the Noshki district, warned that no-one should have trade relations with the centre.

It also warned that no vehicle should enter the Shorawak district from Pakistan or from Spin Boldak and Raigistan areas of Afghanistan . All vehicles entering the area will be attacked and burnt, the Dawn quoted the pamphlet as saying. (ANI)

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