‘Don’t leave us in chaos’: Cricketer Rashid Khan’s appeal as violence escalates in Afghanistan


Cricketer Rashid Khan has appealed to world leaders for help as the Taliban step up offensive and gain control over large parts of Afghanistan.

Don’t leave us in chaos: Cricketer Rashid Khan appeals as violence escalates in Afghanistan

Amid the escalating violence in Afghanistan, star leg-spinner Rashid Khan took to Twitter on Tuesday and appealed for peace. He requested the ‘World Leaders’ not to leave his countrymen in ‘chaos’.

As the Taliban gain control over large parts of Afghanistan terrorising people and forcing several to flee, cricketer Rashid Khan has appealed for help from world leaders urging them to not leave the people in chaos.

“Dear World Leaders! My country is in chaos,thousand of innocent people, including children & women, get martyred everyday, houses & properties being destructed.Thousand families displaced.. Don’t leave us in chaos. Stop killing Afghans & destroying AfghaniatanFlag of Afghanistan. We want peace,” he tweeted.

According to a European Union official, the insurgents now control 65 per cent of the country after a string of gains as foreign forces pull out.

Amid the escalating violence in the country, star leg-spinner Rashid Khan took to Twitter on Tuesday and appealed for peace. He requested the ‘World Leaders’ not to leave his countrymen in ‘chaos’.

The Taliban fighters are tightening their grip on captured territory in Afghanistan as civilians hid in their homes.

Read: Bodies left in streets, girls kidnapped to become Taliban brides: Afghans tell stories of horror

Taliban and government officials have confirmed that the Islamists have overrun six provincial capitals in recent days in the north, west and south.

Hundreds of displaced Afghan citizens are going through horrific situations after seeking refuge in the capital city.

These people have come to settle in Kabul and are living on streets and parks, while many of them are minors, elderly, and wounded members of families and know nothing about their breadwinners-father/husband and brothers/sons.

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