Some Afghan women were seen crying outside the embassy, they said their relatives are trapped back there and no information is coming to them about their whereabouts.
The Indian authorities are also considering treating other government documents like Aadhaar card or voter identity cards for those whose passports were taken away by the local employers who ran away from the cities fearing Taliban, they added.
The Defence Ministry said that Afghan forces operations to suppress the Taliban are underway and that the situation in the country's provincial capitals will soon return to normal.
On Friday, 226 Taliban insurgents were killed during the security operations. The Ministry of Defence said the deaths were reported in Kunar, Paktia, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Herat, Jawzjan, Helmand, Baghlan and Kabul.
The Taliban has been making rapid advances across Afghanistan by resorting to widespread violence since the US began withdrawing its troops on May 1.
Kabul: At least 26 people were killed during clashes between security forces and Taliban militants in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province on Friday. “In the clash 16 pro-government militiamen including their commander Abdul Hakim and 10 Taliban rebels were killed and nine others including five rebels were injured,” a top official told Xinhua news agency. Villagers said […]
Islamabad: US and Pakistani officials held delegation-level talks on the Afghan peace process here on Monday, the media reported. US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells arrived in Islamabad for a meeting with the government’s interagency delegation led by Additional […]