No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack came after a US drone was hovering over the city, witnesses said.
The western media, based on Pentagon briefings, is claiming that nearly a hundred evacuees could be on intelligence watchlists as suspected terrorists, with possible ties to ISIS.
Afghan Pop-star Aryana Sayeed, who is a human rights activist in addition to being an empowered woman, was forced to flee her own country and take shelter in the United States to save herself, after Taliban took over Afghanistan.
Taliban's recent takeover of Afghanistan has left Afghan people in distress and despair. Meanwhile, many people of Indian origin have returned back home to take shelter and save themselves.
At least 168 passengers including some eminent Afghan leaders from Hindu and Sikh communities arrived at Hindon air base in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday morning.
After the Taliban invaded Kabul last weekend, the people of the country have been suffering unspeakable damage.
Shops, schools and markets have been shut. Some heart-breaking scenes unfolded in Kabul as the Taliban overran the Afghan capital leading to widespread chaos across the city. The Taliban forces have also taken control of the presidential palace after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country on Sunday night. Nation witnessed the desperation of Afghans at Kabul airport when several people clung to the side of moving limitary planes and at least two persons apparently fell to their deaths from the undercarriage soon after flight took off. The insurgents are now in control of all the districts of Kabul while a night curfew has been imposed in Kabul reportedly to prevent further violence. A Taliban spokesperson has said the war in Afghanistan is over, and a new power structure will soon be clear.
These horrifying visuals show the desperate attempts of people to flee Kabul after the city was taken over by Taliban over the weekend.
On Sunday evening, a flight carrying 129 passengers including many lawmakers from Kabul, Afghanistan landed at Delhi Airport.
Kabul has fallen to the Taliban and the Afghan government has reportedly collapsed after the Talibani overtake the presidential palace and the president evacuated the country. Amid fear and confusion that prevails among people in Afghanistan, some Afghanis have opened up about the current situation in the country.
Taliban fighters reached Kabul "from all sides", the senior Interior Ministry official told the wire and there were some reports of sporadic gunfire around the city
No one's life, property and dignity will be harmed and the lives of the citizens of Kabul will not be at risk," the Taliban said.
Kabul: The death toll from the suicide attack on Saturday in Afghanistan’s capital has risen to at least 18 killed and 57 people wounded, including schoolchildren, the interior ministry said. The explosion struck outside an education centre in a heavily Shiite neighbourhood of western Kabul, Dasht-e-Barchi. The interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian says that the […]
Kabul: A suicide bombing at an education centre in a western neighbourhood of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least 11 people and injured over 30 others, local police said. The explosion took place at around 4:30 p.m. (local time) outside Kowsar-e-Danish, a private education centre, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest […]
Kabul: Gunmen stormed a maternity hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off a firefight with the police, officials said. Afghan forces carried out newborn babies and their mothers as they evacuated the hospital, and at least four people were reported wounded. Elsewhere in Afghanistan, a suicide bomber targeted a funeral in […]
Kabul: At least seven people were killed and seven others injured on Wednesday in a car bomb attack in a northeast neighbourhood of the Afghan capital, where military and civilian airports and a foreign military base are located, said sources. The explosion occurred at around 7.25 am local time in the northeast of the Afghan […]
Washington: India, which has been the largest regional contributor to Afghan reconstruction, has not shown an inclination to pursue a deeper defence relationship with Kabul, a latest Congressional report has said. “India has been the largest regional contributor to Afghan reconstruction, but New Delhi has not shown an inclination to pursue a deeper defense relationship […]
Kabul: A powerful explosion occurred near the US embassy in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, shortly after midnight on Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack in the US. No casualties have been reported so far. Images on social media show a plume of smoke rising near the building of the US embassy in the exclusion zone […]
New Delhi: The capital city of Kabul has been decorated and a host of big events planned for Monday, including the inauguration of the restored Darul Aman Palace, to commemorate 100 years of Afghanistan’s Independence, officials said. A senior official at the Afghan Embassy here said the iconic palace, restored over a period of nearly […]
Kabul: At least 63 people were killed and more than 180 others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a wedding hall in Kabul, packed with hundreds of guests, an Afghan government official said. Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi confirmed the casualties and said the blast, that took place at around 10.40 p.m. on Saturday night, […]
Kabul: Three back-to-back bombings in Kabul on Thursday killed at least 11 people, including five women and a child, officials said, amid visits to the Afghan capital by two senior US officials. The first bombing in Kabul took place around 8.10 a.m. when a suicide attacker riding a motorcycle targeted a bus carrying employees of […]
Kabul: Twelve militants and two security personnel were killed after a clash erupted in Tagab district of Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday. A group of Taliban militants, according to provincial police spokesman Abdul Shaqaeq Shurash, launched offensives on Shapigali and Nawa areas of Tagab district on Thursday night and police returned fire, triggering heavy fighting […]
Kabul: At least six people of a family were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province on Tuesday, officials said. The blast occurred at 9 a.m. in Dand district when a civilian vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb planted by militants. Two women, two young men and two children died on […]
Kabul: At least five people were killed and seven injured on Friday when a car bomb targeting a convoy of foreign troops exploded in Kabul, Afghan officials said. Kabul Police spokesperson Firdaws Faramarz said a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle at 8.40 a.m. when the convoy was passing through the city’s Yakatoot area, reports […]
Kabul: Three suicide bombers staged an assault on an 18-storey building housing the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology headquarters in the centre of the Afghan capital on Saturday. Two of the attackers were later killed by the security forces. Hundreds of civilians were rescued from the Afghan Ministry after an explosion followed by the […]