The misnamed spectre

It is ironic that a bunch of violent, bloodthirsty extremists are called the Taliban. The word itself means 'those gaining knowledge' or in short, students. 4 days ago, they inhumanly killed 5 humanitarian workers of the World Food Programme (headquartered in Rome) in Pakistan. Today, they attacked the Indian embassy in Kabul and the toll so far is 12. This is the second attack in a year on the embassy. The earlier one in 2008 claimed as many as 41 lives.
Unfortunately, there is unlikely to be any let up in their campaign of senseless killing.
For more disturbing news about what this means for India, read here and here.
Wherever you are, stay safe.

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