Indians Evacuated From Kabul: Indian Flights CancelledAugust 16, 2021 12:32
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Indians Evacuated From Kabul: Indian Flights Cancelled:- After the Taliban reached Kabul on Sunday, several locals and foreign nationals rushed to the Kabul Airport to fly away from the country. The Taliban occupied the Presidential House and the President Ashraf Ghani fled from the country and there are reports that he is hiding in Tajikistan. He took his social media page to reveal that he left the country to avoid bloodshed. After the Taliban reached Kabul, the Indian government is prepared to evacuate the staff and the embassy personnel from Kabul. The deadline kept is 48 hours. The Kabul airport is in the control of the US forces and several firing incidents are reported.
Indian commercial flights are currently running but this will not be possible for a long time. The process of evacuation will not continue for a longer time and this can be possible till the US withdraws completely. All the security positions are taken by the Taliban. Several Afghans are crossing the borders and are moving to Tajikistan, Iran, Europe and other Gulf countries. India is willing to allow Hindu and Sikh minorities to enter into the country. All the flights between Delhi and Kabul are cancelled now and the flights between India and USA are now diverted. Air India restricted its flights flying over the Afghan airspace and the USA flights will take a longer route now. Some of the flights carrying the Indian employees of the Embassy have reached India.