After thousands of Afghan rushed to Kabul’s airport, military flights resumed the evacuation of diplomats and civilians on Tuesday morning, following the ceasefire the day before. Per reuters..
Big picture: at least 7 people died Monday in the turmoil of the airport Taliban insisted on victory It has been about 20 years since the government was deprived of power with the support of the US military. Many Afghans who worked for the exiled government are afraid of retaliation, Washington post Note.
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Returned to Afghanistan on August 17 at the Chaman Border Crossing in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
A Taliban fighter standing next to a poster with an image of the late Afghan commander Ahmad Shamasoud on August 16 at Masoud Square in Kabul. Photo: Wakir Kohsar // AFP via Getty Images
Afghan people board a plane and sit by the door while waiting in Kabul on August 16th. Photo: Wakirkosar via Getty Images / AFP
Afghans are watching U.S. soldiers guarding at Kabul International Airport in Kabul on Monday. Photo: Shakib Rahmani / AFP via Getty Images
Taliban fighters are guarding on Monday at the entrance to the “Green Zone,” where government buildings, residences and foreign embassies are located in Kabul. Photo: Wakirkosar via Getty Images / AFP
Afghans flock to the airport apron in Kabul on Monday. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
Children in a crowd at the airport apron in Kabul. Photo: Sayed Khodaiberdi Sadat / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
The entrance gate to the Green Zone after diplomats began evacuating from Kabul on Sunday. Photo: Wakirkosar via Getty Images / AFP
Afghan security forces patrol the city of Kabul on Sunday.Photo: Harun Saboun / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Taliban fighters and locals are sitting in Afghan army humvee cars in Jalalabad on Sunday. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
When the Taliban arrives in the Afghan capital, Afghan female students walk down the streets of Kabul on Sunday. Photo: Wakirkosar via Getty Images / AFP
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