At least five people have died in the uproar at Kabul Airport in Afghanistan. International agencies claim that the situation at the airport is still uncontrollable. Due to overcrowding at the airport, the operation of aircraft has been banned here. The situation in Afghanistan is becoming increasingly uncontrollable every day.
Many pictures and videos are also appearing on the internet media in which injured people are seen. However, these could not be confirmed. At the same time, it has also been claimed in some reports that some people lost their lives due to stampede.
Thousands of people are trying to leave Kabul amid the complete occupation of the Taliban in Afghanistan. According to sources in the news agency AFP, there was a commotion in the crowd of thousands of people at Kabul airport, after which US forces opened fire in the air to disperse the crowd.
All commercial flights canceled from Kabul Airport
A statement said that all commercial flights were suspended at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport, Tolo News reported. The statement appealed to the people to avoid crowding at the airport. All commercial flights were suspended at Kabul International Airport. From there only military aircraft were allowed to operate.
All employees of Kabul embassy have been evacuated – America
The US State Department has confirmed that all employees of the US Embassy in Kabul have been safely evacuated to Hamid Karzai Airport.
How is the current situation?
Afghanistan is now completely under Taliban control and President Ashraf Ghani has left the country. Meanwhile, the Taliban have declared that the war in Afghanistan is over. The Taliban have captured the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Kabul. Meanwhile, the US Army is trying to get out of here and Western countries are busy evacuating their citizens from here.
Earlier on Sunday, President Ashraf Ghani fled the country. On Sunday, Taliban militants reached Kabul and captured the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Ashraf Ghani said that he wants to avoid bloodshed. Meanwhile, hundreds of Afghan nationals have gathered at the Kabul airport and are trying to escape.
A Taliban spokesman told Al Jazeera that the war in Afghanistan was over. According to Reuters news agency, in an interview to Al Jazeera, Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem said that the organization wants to have peaceful relations with the international community and is ready to discuss any issue with them. Mohammad Naeem said that the Taliban do not want to live in isolation. He said that it will be clear soon about what kind of governance system will be in Afghanistan.
President Ashraf Ghani has fled the country after the Taliban entered the capital Kabul on Sunday, according to Reuters. A Taliban spokesman said no embassy or any headquarters in the capital had been targeted. Those diplomats or civilians who want to leave from here, the Taliban will give them a way to get out safely.
In 2001, the US-led forces in Afghanistan ousted the Taliban from power. But gradually this group strengthened itself rapidly and now once again it has captured almost the whole of Afghanistan.