Kabul: The Taliban have shut down the internet in parts of the Afghanistan capital Kabul as heavy protests mar the city, reported India Today.
As per the report, the blockade was ordered by Taliban intelligence as they feared circulation of messages through social media which may lead to mobilisation of crowds in the area.
“Internet is down in most parts of the capital Kabul. Following the recent protests against Taliban, the group has decided to cut the internet connections.
Reports say, Taliban intelligence orders the blockage- they afraid the messages circulation through social media,” former BBC journalist Kabir Haqmal tweeted.