In a tweet, the journalist additionally revealed that his producer and driver have been launched by Taliban authorities after being detained for 42 hours.
Mallick and his crew went lacking in Kabul on Thursday afternoon however the journalist himself safely returned on Friday after being confined by the Taliban.
As per his tweet of August 3, they have been within the Afghan capital to cowl the primary anniversary of the autumn of Kabul.
A social media submit by the information organisation Mallick works for shared photos of bruises on the our bodies of its crew members.
In a video report, Mallick said that he and his crew “have been intercepted, taken out of the automobile — dragged out of the automobile to be exact — our telephones have been taken away, after which we have been bodily assaulted”.
He maintained that his crew was additionally assaulted.
“After some time, we have been shifted from the place the place we have been intercepted to what we all know was the GDI, or the Grand Listing of Intelligence, the GDI unit of the Afghan Taliban,” he mentioned, including that they have been questioned completely about their work in addition to private issues.
Mallick was “dropped off” by Afghan personnel at 10:10am on Friday. Nevertheless, his press credentials, accreditation and allow letter weren’t returned to him.
The Taliban additionally held Mallick’s crew again.
Working because the Pakistan bureau chief of Wion Information in Islamabad, Anas Mallick covers overseas affairs, Pak-Afghan issues, army and battle.
A day earlier, the Overseas Workplace (FO) had confirmed that Mallick who had gone lacking in Kabul a day earlier had safely returned to the town.
“So glad that Anas Mallick is safely again in Kabul. Alhamdolillah,” the FO mentioned in a tweet in response to its earlier submit about his disappearance
The information of his return was additionally confirmed by Pakistan’s ambassador to Afghanistan, Mansoor Khan.