I am alive and safe:Abdul Ghani Baradar

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Abdul Ghani Baradar
Abdul Ghani Baradar


New Delhi

The Taliban co-founder and now deputy prime minister of Afghanistan released an audio statement Monday saying he was alive and well after news of his supposed demise went viral on social media.

Deputy PM Mullah Baradar blamed "fake propaganda" for the death rumours in an audio message posted by the Taliban.

"There had been news in the media about my death," Baradar said in the clip.

"Over the past few nights, I have been away on trips. Wherever I am at the moment, we are all fine, all my brothers and friends.

"Media always publish fake propaganda. Therefore, reject bravely all those lies, and I 100 percent confirm to you there is no issue and we have no problem."

As per TOLOnews, the message, tweeted by Taliban spokesperson Mohammad Naeem has the Deputy Prime Minister of the Taliban government confirming that he is alive and is not injured.