India Ready For Emergency Evacuation, But Taliban Militants Guard Kabul Airport

India Ready For Emergency Evacuation, But Taliban Militants Guard Kabul Airport

The plane is expected to carry 250 people back to India, but it remains to be seen how many will be able to reach Kabul airport, as the airport is guarded by Taliban militants.

Chaos and panic has ensued at Kabul airport amid Taliban rule in Afghanistan. All countries are trying to evacuate their citizens, many Afghans also want to leave the country fearing the Taliban. According to media reports, India has also put the Air Force’s Globemaster C-17 on standby mode to evacuate its people, it can be sent to Kabul in emeegency.

The plane is expected to carry 250 people back to India, but it remains to be seen how many will be able to reach Kabul airport, as the airport is guarded by Taliban militants. However, the Taliban is also claiming that it is not stopping people from other countries from leaving.

Four days ago 120 Indians returned home

Indians are being brought from Kabul in Air Force planes. More than 120 people returned home from the Globemaster C-17 last Tuesday. These included officials from the Indian Embassy in Kabul, ITBP personnel and others. Earlier on Monday, 45 people were airlifted.

Things are getting worse day by day after the Taliban took over Afghanistan. Meanwhile, opposition to the Taliban has intensified. Fighters from the Panjshir Valley, about 150 km from the capital Kabul, have blown the trumpet of insurgency against the Taliban. Fifteen Taliban militants have been killed in the fighting, while 10 have been captured by militants from Panjshir. However, this has not been confirmed.

Panjshir Remains Out of Taliban Control

Afghanistan’s Defense Minister General Bismillah Mohammad has also said on social media that the Taliban have been driven out of Pul-e-Hisar, Banu and Deh-e-Salah. Bismillah Mohammad Ashraf was the defense minister in Ghani’s government.

The Taliban have occupied almost the whole of Afghanistan, but Panjshir is the only area outside the control of the Taliban. According to media reports, the Taliban has sent a delegation to Panjshir to hold talks with Ahmed Shah Masood’s son Ahmed Masood. In an interview, Masood said he was ready for both talks and attack.


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