Taliban Afghanistan: Taliban fighters very close to Kabul, Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, latest development
Taliban captures Mazar-e-Sharif, reaches close to Kabul
- Taliban fighters close to Kabul
- There was a big meeting in the President’s Palace in which Ashraf Ghani and American officials attended
- Currently, most of Afghanistan is controlled by the Taliban.
Most of Afghanistan has been occupied by the Taliban and Taliban fighters are trying to capture Kabul in some way. Amidst all this, a political solution was offered from Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani. A meeting in this regard was held at the Presidential Palace in which American officials were also present. In the midst of all this, the Taliban were victorious in the battle between the Afghan army and the Taliban fighters at Mazar-e-Sharif in Balkh and captured the city.
A fierce battle took place near Mazar-i-Sharif
Fierce fighting broke out between Afghan forces and the Taliban near the town of Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Balkh province. Balkh governor Farhad Azimi said the Taliban launched attacks on the city from various directions on Saturday morning but security forces “bravely opposed” the group. Initially the Taliban made some progress but security forces repulsed their attacks after receiving reinforcements. But the Taliban has claimed that it has captured Mazar-e-Sharif.
Airport is the only way out of Kabul
With Taliban fighters approaching the capital, Kabul, the only way left for American soldiers sent to evacuate war survivors and American diplomats still in Afghanistan is through Kabul International Airport. Meanwhile, a huge crowd can be seen at the ticket counter in the parking lot outside the airport terminal, who are seen packing their luggage, carpets, television sets, souvenirs and clothes as they move forward. Don’t exceed the weight-carrying limit. On the other hand, the lucky ones who have got an out-of-country plane ticket, cling to their loved ones who are left behind while waiting for their flight, and weep. are. As the Taliban is getting closer, people’s panic is increasing.
what the eyewitness said
Naveed Azimi, who worked as a subcontractor with NATO, said as he left for Istanbul with his wife and five children, “collected whatever is needed to start a new life away from this war.” Azimi fears that the Taliban will kill him for working with NATO. Formerly known as Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul Airport is located in the northeast of the city Where there is a capacity to land military aircraft as well as operate 100 aircraft.
In ordinary days, Afghan citizens dressed in traditional clothes, spectacles and tattoos, military contractors and aid workers from all parts of the world were seen strolling through the airport. At the same time, people are now seen panicking at this place, eager to leave Kabul. Airport staff said that all the seats on the flights of Afghan airlines Ariana and Cam Air are booked until at least next week. Not only this, those who have tickets also have to show the corona virus test report to board the flight. An Afghan businessman, Fareed Ahmed Younussi, said that he had never seen such a crowd at the airport before. He said he had fled his nearly one million dollar company in Kandahar because the Taliban were looking for him. Younussi said that All the things that I have collected through hard work in the last 20 years, now all belong to the Taliban.
Taliban said – victory will be ours
Atta Mohamed Noor of the Taliban said the Tamari frontline remained stable. The people have decided to fight. The security forces are determined to fight. The fight against the Taliban is being led by Marshals Abdul Rashid Dostum and Atta Mohamed Noor. “You will see big changes in Balkh province in the near future,” said Zabihullah Mohmand, commander of 209 Shaheen Corps. Dostam said that we will be on the front line until we are alive and we will protect this people and order. Five provincial capitals in the north , which include Mazar-e-Sharif, the center of Balkh and Maimana, are still under government control. Clashes between security forces and the Taliban were reported in the city of Maimana on Friday night.
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