Military safely evacuated more than 3,200 people so far from Kabul: White House

The official said that have evacuated more than 3,200 people so far, including their personnel

 

The United States has so far evicted more than 3,200 people from Kabul, including 1,100 on Tuesday alone, the White House said, after the Taliban insurgents gained control in Afghanistan.

 

A White House official spokesperson on Tuesday said, “Today, US military flights evacuated approximately 1,100 US citizens, US permanent residents, and their families on 13 flights, 12 with C-17 sorties and one with a C-130."

 

The spokesperson added, "Now that we have established the flow, we expect those numbers to escalate."

 

The official said that have evacuated more than 3,200 people so far, including their personnel.

 

The spokesperson further added that on addition to these over 3,200 total evicted, they have relocated nearly 2,000 Afghan special immigrants to the US.

 

Days after seizing power of Kabul after following the brisk exit of president Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, the Taliban held their first press conference on Tuesday.

 

Zabihullah Mujahid, from Taliban militants said they have no ‘grudges’, and adding to that he said that the rights of women will be respected as per the framework of Islamic law.

 

Taliban insurgents has also announced general indulgence for all Afghan government employees, including women, and asked them to return to work.

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