A day after the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan’s capital and declared victory, the streets of Kabul lie empty and deserted on Monday
Scores of carpet and jewellery shops, as well as, small cafes in the city’s chicken street have closed down.
Residents say that government offices are empty and the embassy district not far from Kabul airport is completely deserted, with diplomats and families leaving the country.
The Taliban has said people will be able to resume daily activities soon
Us troops are taking control of Kabul’s international airport, as desperate residents try to flee the city following the Taliban’s return to Kabul.
Elsewhere in Afghanistan, the Taliban said it has finally broken the resistance at Kandahar airport and that thousands of afghan special forces have surrendered to them.
While the Taliban’s taking of Kabul sparked the us and its allies to evacuate from the capital, china and Russia have indicated they have no plans to close their embassies.
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