KABUL : A spokesperson of Afghanistan’s resistance front was killed during the ongoing fighting in Panjshir, according to several reports, as the Taliban said their forces had entered its provincial capital. Reports about the death of Fahim Dashti, spokesperson for the National Resistance Front (NRF), also appeared on several Twitter accounts of the resistance force. “With the heavy heart we can report that Fahim Dashti, the spokesperson for the Resistance front has been killed by the terrorist Taliban,” the tweet said without giving any other detail.
On Sunday, Dashti wrote on his Twitter account that Taliban fighters had been practically driven out of the region. He regularly tweeted updates from the area as the Taliban pressed in on opposition forces, issuing defiant statements that the resistance forces would continue to fight the Taliban. Dashti was a senior member of the Jamiat-e-Islami party and a member of the Federation of Afghan Journalists, The Khaama Press reported.