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Taliban threatens fresh attacks on US troops as Biden skips withdrawal deadline

The Taliban is warning that US troops in Afghanistan can be hit with new attacks — now that the Could 1 withdrawal deadline promised final 12 months by President Trump has handed.

Afghan security personnel gather at the site of bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020.
Afghan safety personnel collect on the website of bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan on Feb. 26, 2020.
AP Picture/Rahmat Gul

The rebel group’s fighters will “take each counteraction it deems acceptable towards the occupying forces,” a Taliban spokesman tweeted Saturday.

Chinook helicopters fly over the Paktia's mountains province near Khost
Chinook helicopters fly over the Paktia’s mountains province close to Khost.
AP Picture/Emilio Morenatti, File

Safety checkpoints had been tightened in Kabul and different cities, and navy patrols had been stepped up on their streets, in keeping with experiences.

U.S. soldiers, part of the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) patrol west of Kabul, Afghanistan
US troopers, a part of the NATO-led Worldwide Safety Help Drive patrol west of Kabul, Afghanistan.
AP Picture/Hoshang Hashimi, File

The warning got here on Could 1, the date that Trump and Taliban leaders had agreed on as the tip of the two-decade American navy presence within the strife-torn nation.

Taliban forces suspended assaults on coalition forces after signing a peace settlement that specified the withdrawal date final February.

a NATO armoured vehicle patrols inside a US military base in Kandahar.
A NATO armored car patrols inside a US navy base in Kandahar on April 29, 2021.
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However President Biden prolonged the deadline, pledging as an alternative to tug US troops out by Sept. 11.

a vacated US military base at Kandahar International Airport.
A vacated US navy base at Kandahar Worldwide Airport on April 29, 2021.
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