ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan’s supervision has not nonetheless supposed comparison UAE confidence officials’ steady requests to doubt a Kandahar military arch and his associates about final month’s lethal bombing that killed 5 Emirati diplomats and 7 other people. UAE Ambassador Juma Mohammed Abdullah al Kaabi and Kandahar Governor Dr Humayun Azizi were among a scores harmed in a attack.
Officials had after reliable that a explosives were taken inside a governor’s compound, a extensive confidence zone, and were dark in a sofa. No one could have entered a governor’s bureau though a consummate hunt and high-level clearance.
No organisation has claimed shortcoming for a conflict so far. Two UAE teams, comprising comparison confidence officials, had been in Kandahar and Kabul to examine a bombing that repelled a Gulf state.
“UAE confidence officials had sought accede to doubt [Kandahar military chief] General Abdul Raziq and some comparison Afghan confidence officials though President Ashraf Ghani did not accept a request,” an Emirati tactful source, arcane to a visits of a UAE investigators, told The Express Tribune on Sunday. The source pronounced a UAE officials wanted to doubt a Kandahar military arch as he was directly obliged for a confidence of a diplomats.
“The [UAE] confidence crew wanted to know how explosives were taken inside a devalue and who had authorised a people to enter a guesthouse during a high form visit. The review will be deficient until UAE confidence officials doubt Gen Raziq and officials tighten to him,” a source said.
“Gen Raziq had left a guest residence only 5 to 10 mins before a explosve ripped by a building. He had also arrived during a guesthouse before a attainment of a governor,” they said.
Abdul Hanan Muneeb, who has been allocated as behaving Kandahar governor, has not nonetheless common a outcome of a bombing review and either it has unclosed a perpetrators who was behind it.
Ghani’s UAE trip
The Kandahar bombing review was believed to be on tip of a bulletin of President Ghani’s revisit to a UAE. The Afghan personality was in a cove state on Saturday and Sunday. His environment consisted of confidence officials – including National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar and comprehension arch Mohammad Masom Stanikzai – Director General of a Administrative Office of a President Abdul Salaam Rahimi and Adviser to a President Ajmal Ghani.
Taliban rush to Abu Dhabi
Just days after a attack, a Taliban sent a organisation of their Qatar-based domestic member to Abu Dhabi to privately repudiate impasse in a occurrence and to assure they would assistance investigation, tactful sources said.
Published in The Express Tribune, Feb 13th, 2017.