Asked about the government's move to grant over 100 visas, Singh said, "Still there is a lot to be done. We urge the government to step up the evacuation efforts, help with flights and also explore ways so the livelihoods of these people aren't affected."
The Taliban has assured embassies and staff that there is no danger from their side.
Taliban fighters detained Ahmadullah, a former police officer, in Spin Boldak. His family has not heard from him since. His uncle said that the Taliban had sent letters saying that anyone who had worked with the government or foreign forces would not be harmed so long as they reported to the Taliban leadership.
On Thursday, the Taliban said that they had killed a popular comedian. Nazar Mohammad, known as Khasha Zwan, was taken out of his home on July 22 and killed. The family of the comedian, who previously served in Kandahar Police, has blamed the Taliban for the attack.
"The war in Afghanistan is imposed by Pakistan and the Taliban agents backed by them, who have accepted slavery of the ISI, and this is a war of terrorism against the people of Afghanistan."
Kabul: Heavily armed gunmen and suicide bombers blasted their way into a Sikh gurdwara in the heart of Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 25 worshippers and wounding 8 others, in one of the deadliest attacks on the minority community in the strife-torn country. The gunmen attacked the gurdwara in Shor Bazar […]
United Nations: The UN Security Council has strongly condemned Friday’s terrorist attack inside a mosque in Afghanistan. According to Xinhua news agency, the members of the Security Council on Monday reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security, said a Security Council […]