Taliban seized control over Afghanistan after its officials and President Ashraf Ghani left Kabul and ran off with cars and choppers full of cash. Furthermore, the Taliban has announced a general amnesty for all government employees and asked them to return to their work.
Taliban commenced invading Afghanistan in April after US troops left the country. By August 15, the Taliban succeeded in capturing the borders of capital Kabul, indeed, invaded the entire capital by Monday. This created chaos among the citizens. They started running along the planes on the runway and somehow clinging onto the plane, seeking to run away from the terror.
Viral videos posted on social media handles, Twitter illustrated the situation of Afghanistan citizens fighting to flee away from the country in search of life. The Tweet by Twitter moments shows the real-time mess among people all over streets, and airports of Afghanistan’s capital fearing the terror that might be created by The Taliba, 5 reported being dead.
India grants refuge to Hindu and Sikh afghanis
Meanwhile, India on Monday ordered to get back all of its Afghan Hindus and Sikhs, stand by with afghans who have been partnered in crisis. “We are in constant touch with the representatives of Afghan Sikh and Hindu communities, We will facilitate repatriation to India of those who wish to leave Afghanistan,” foreign ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said in a statement. Alongside, India announced to issue emergency e-visa to Afghan Nationals who wish to come to India due to the prevailing situation in Afghanistan.
also, India evacuated its embassy from Kabul, Afghanistan, and landed at Jamnagar airbase.
“The aircraft landed at around 11:30 AM in Kabul and we went to the tarmac to welcome the evacuees with garlands. They are being taken to a facility for lunch even as the aircraft is being refuelled,” Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Gujarat’s Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs told The Indian Express.
“The passengers, who were tense, looked relieved after landing in Jamnagar. They have been taken to a facility within the Air Force Station for refreshment and once the aircraft is refuelled, the evacuees will resume their journey onward to Delhi,” Sourabh Pardhi, district collector of Jamnagar said.
Saigon- Kabul parallel
The scenic view at Afghanistan’s Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul brings nostalgia to the horrifying state of “Saigon Moment” where desperate Afghan people chasing and scaling US military aircraft to flee. Like, the Vietnam war as the United States and its allies exited the Vietnam War. Then, there was a fight north of the city but the North Vietnamese forces didn’t roll directly into town.