Afghanistan-Taliban crisis Live Updates: Afghanistan’s Massoud refuses to surrender to Taliban, warns of war, reports Al-Arabiya
Kabul, Afghanistan-Taliban crisis LIVE News update: Kabul airport has been the focal point for thousands trying to flee the Taliban, who swept into Afghan’s capital city a week ago.
Afghanistan-Taliban crisis Live Updates: The son of Ahmad Shah Massoud, who was one of the key leaders of Afghanistan’s anti-Soviet resistance in the 1980s, said he will not surrender to Taliban the areas under his control, Dubai-based al-Arabiya TV channel cited him as saying Sunday. Ahmad Massoud called for a comprehensive government to rule the country with the participation of the Taliban and said that war will be “unavoidable” if the Taliban refuse dialogue, the channel said.
At least 20 people died in past seven days in and around Kabul airport during the hasty evacuation process being carried out by several countries after Taliban takeover of the Afghan capital, a NATO diplomat said on Sunday.
The British military say seven Afghan civilians have been killed in the crowds near Kabul’s international airport amid the
India on Sunday evacuated 168 people including 107 Indians from Kabul in a military transport aircraft of the IAF in the Afghan capital city following its takeover by the Taliban a week back. This is in addition to a group of 87 Indians who landed in Delhi from Tajikistan capital of Dushanbe and a group of 135 Indians who were flown in from Doha. Both groups were on Saturday.