Former NDS director Rahmatullah Nabil and former Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, whose names are on the list, have also tweeted it.
The List includes the names of ex NDS director Rahmatullah Nabil, ex-Minister of Finance Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Abdul Karim Khurram former Minister of Information and Culture, Mohammad Amin Weqad, ex parliament member Hamayun Hamayun, Ahmad Zia Masood, NAI Director Mujeeb Kheltwatgar, University professor Faiz Mohammad Zaland, political observers and analysts Nazar Mohammad Motmayen, Waliullah Shaheen, Khalil Safi, Pajhwok director Danish Karokhail, Asif Ashna, Doctor Fayaz Safi and previous Taliban official Sayed Akbar Agha.
According to the statement attached to the list, the Taliban’s cultural commission has proposed a target list and the Taliban leadership has approved the names for elimination.
“we are all aware of these ignorant games through the domestic and foreign mercenaries,” Rahmatullah Nabil, a former NDS chief tweeted.
Zakhilwal, another political figure whose name is on the list, said that those behind the game should understand we know whose work it is and we will take that seriously.
This comes as Suhail Shaheen a Taliban spokesperson in Qatar rejected these assertions and accused the Afghan government to be behind it.
Afghan authorities have not yet commented in this regard.