In southern Afghanistan, a white Toyota Corolla wagon has been unearthed as the Taliban look for new ways to assert their control over the nation.
Mullah Mohammad Omar, the founder of the Taliban group, drove the car to flee American forces after they invaded in 2001.
After Omar’s grave in the southern province of Zabul was found on Tuesday, it was discovered in a previously undiscovered place.
The car will be transported to a museum, according to Maulvi Arifullah, a representative of the Interior Ministry, who informed NBC News that it belonged to the late supreme commander.
The automobile that Mullah Omar, the founder of the Taliban, used to flee from US forces after the 9/11 attacks has been unearthed in eastern Afghanistan after being buried for more than 20 years, according to officials.
Abdul Jabbar Omari, a former Taliban official, had the white Toyota Corolla buried in a local garden in Zabul province and had ordered its removal this week. He explained, “To prevent it from being lost, the mujahideen buried this car in 2001 as an homage to Omar.
Pictures of the automobile being exhumed from its auto cemetery by guys using hand shovels were released by Taliban media representatives.
According to Hammad, the Taliban want the car to be on exhibit in the city’s national museum as a “great historical landmark.”
Mullah Omar founded the Taliban in Kandahar, where they established a rigid interpretation of Islamic law and came to power in 1996 following a brutal civil war.
After it, terrorist organizations, including Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, the masterminds of the September 11 attacks, found refuge in Afghanistan.
The United States and its allies first invaded Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban and install a new government after the Taliban refused to hand over bin Laden.
This week, Taliban representatives claimed that Mullah Omar fled from Kandahar in a Toyota Corolla.
The car is a Toyota Corolla DX Wagon is a model from 1996 which was really famous in the Afghan territory in the 1990s and are still suitable for the Afghan roads and mountains.