The Taliban have taken management of Afghanistan, occupying the capital Kabul after President Ashraf Ghani fled the nation.
Taliban forces occupied the Presidential Palace, from the place they’re getting ready to announce that they’re the brand new rulers of an “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan”.
It’s the fruits of a lightning takeover by the Islamist fighters, following the choice by the USA and different coalition nations to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan.
Coalition troops first entered the nation in 2001 following the 9/11 assaults and eliminated the Taliban from energy. 20 years of combating to help the brand new Afghan authorities value hundreds of lives.
The choice of the US President Joe Biden to withdraw all US forces by September paved the way in which for the ultimate Taliban offensive that overwhelmed the Afghan authorities’s forces.
Overseas nationals and lots of Afghans have been making an attempt to get on flights out of Kabul airport, the place US and British troops have been deployed to help the evacuation.
Mishal Husain presents BBC Information at Ten reporting by diplomatic correspondent Paul Adams, Malik Mudassir in Kabul, political correspondent Ben Wright and north America editor Jon Sopel.
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