Taliban Fighters enter the outskirts of Kabul

Kabul, 15/8: Taliban fighters entered the outskirts of the capital Kabul on Sunday. Amid the tightening grip of the extremists over the country, panicked government employees fled their offices. Meanwhile, helicopters have arrived at the US embassy. Three Afghan officials told the Associated Press that the Taliban had entered the outskirts of the capital Kabul on Sunday. Officials said Taliban fighters are present in Kalakan, Karabagh and Paghman districts. The extremists had earlier captured Jalalabad. The Taliban vowed not to “forcefully” capture Kabul amid intermittent gunfire in Kabul. A Taliban spokesman said they await a peaceful transfer.


The Taliban said, “No one’s life, property, honor will be harmed and the lives of the citizens of Kabul will not be threatened.” Had taken. Hours later, on Sunday, a US Boeing CH-47 helicopter landed at the US embassy here. Apart from Kabul, Jalalabad was the only major city that survived the Taliban’s capture. It is situated near a major border with Pakistan. Now out of the 34 provincial capitals of the country under the authority of the central government of Afghanistan, apart from Kabul, only six other provincial capitals remain.

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