Afghanistan President left the country- Taliban enters Kabul.
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The Capital of Afghanistan, Kabul fell to the terror group Taliban after a ‘peaceful’ transition. The President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani fled to Tajikistan moments ago ending the US-supported Afghanistan government. A huge number of citizens that follow the President also fled the country as the Taliban moved into the city.
The former president of Afghanistan left Afghanistan, leaving the country in this difficult situation.Abdullah Abdullah, the head of the Afghan National Reconciliation Council.
Earlier on the Taliban forces where giving time for foreign troops to leave Kabul peacefully and ordered their forces to remain in the outskirts of the city. The Taliban said that they entered into parts of the city to prevent looting and asked for the citizens to remain calm. There were reports of gunfire towards Kabul Airport.
Afghan security forces removed their uniforms before the Taliban entered Kabul and held white flags. There is a high level of uncertainty among the population as many fear that their rights especially of women will be taken away. People are afraid that now they will have to live through hard times.
More than 55,000 Afghan people have left their homes since the war between Taliban and the government started.
More details to follow.