Tue. Jan 18th, 2022

Afghans crowd at the tarmac of the Kabul airport on August 16, 2021, to run away the nation as the Taliban were in control of Afghanistan after President Ashraf Ghani got away the nation and yielded the insurgents had actually won the 20-year war.AFP

Getty ImagesThousands of Afghans have amassed on the tarmac at Kabuls global airport in the hours following the Talibans breach of the capital city.The disorderly scenes at Hamid Karzai International Airport Monday caught by news teams and cell phones convey a horror and desperate rush to leave the nation, which is now overrun by Taliban militants in the lead-up to the total departure of U.S. forces.A video shared on Twitter appears to shows big crowds of individuals, including children, moving towards traveler airplane on the tarmac. At the time of composing, Alam was stuck in Afghanistan, his flight out of the country cancelled.” Another video published to social media appears reveals individuals having a hard time to board a plane.The panic is unfolding as around 5,000 U.S. troops return to the country to evacuate Western diplomats. Prior to Sunday, Kabul was the last major city to have been spared takeover by the militants.A Taliban spokesperson stated the fighters planned to work out a “tranquil surrender” of the city.Since President Joe Bidens April decision to withdraw U.S. soldiers from Afghanistan before Sept. 11, the Taliban have actually made stunning battlefield advances with now the whole of the nation of 38 million people under their control.The rapid disintegration of Afghan security forces and the countrys government have shocked the world and led lots of to question how a collapse might take place so quickly after 2 decades of American nation-building and training efforts.Afghans (L) crowd at the airport as US soldiers stand guard in Kabul on August 16, 2021.


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