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The Taliban will kill us, women will not have rights anymore

New Delhi: On Sunday night, an Air India plane AI244 with 129 passengers landed from the Afghan capital Kabul in Delhi. Among them was a woman who expressed despair over the situation in Afghanistan and broke down while speaking to the media at Indira Gandhi International Airport. The woman said: “I can not believe that the world abandoned Afghanistan. Our friends are going to be killed. The Taliban are going to kill us. Our women have no more rights. “The passengers on the Air India flight also included some ordinary citizens, several Afghan politicians, diplomats and security officials stationed at the Indian Embassy in Kabul.Read also – Afghanistan crisis: Why did Ashraf Ghani leave the country?

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The Afghan nationals who arrived in Delhi on the flight were all concerned about the safety and security of people at home and said the situation is ‘really bad’ in Afghanistan. Many Afghan students studying in India were also on the flight from Kabul. In a speech to the media, Abdullah Masudi, a BBA student in Bengaluru, said, “People rushed to banks. I did not see any violence, but I can not say that there was no violence. My family is in Afghanistan. My flight was pre-planned. Many people left Kabul. ” Read also – Rashid Khan and Mohammed Nabi’s IPL participation in focus as Taliban take over Afghanistan

“There is calm in most parts of Afghanistan. Almost all politicians as ministers have left Kabul. About 200 people have come to Delhi. I feel it is a new Taliban that allows women to work, ”said Rizwanullah Ahmadzai, senior adviser to the Afghan president of public health, who arrived in Delhi.

Another Afghan MP, Abdul Qadir Zazai, said on his arrival in Delhi: “There was a peace agreement between the Afghan government and the Taliban. It was just a handover process. Now the situation is calm in Kabul. Pakistan is one of the close supporters of the Taliban. My family is still in Kabul. ”

Meanwhile, a former MP and other cousin of former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Jamil Karzai, said, “Kabul was occupied by the Taliban when I left the city. I think a new government is coming. Whatever has happened, has happened because of Ashraf Ghani. He betrayed Afghanistan. People will not forgive him. ”

The situation in Afghanistan worsened further later Sunday night, and with Ashraf Ghani resigning as the country’s president, the Taliban have taken full control of the war-torn country as well as the presidential palace. According to reports, President Ashraf Ghani, along with National Security Adviser Hamdullah Muhib and the head of President Fazel Mahmood Fazli’s administrative office, left Afghanistan for Tajikistan.

Earlier in the day, the Taliban entered the capital Kabul, and an official with the militant group said it would soon announce to the Islamic Emirate Afghanistan from the presidential palace a return rich in symbolism to the country’s name under the Taliban government ousted by US-led forces after the attacks. September 11.

Reacting to Afghanistan’s dire situation, UN Secretary-General António Guterres briefed the media, saying: “Deeply concerned about the situation in Afghanistan and calling on the Taliban and others to exercise the utmost restraint to protect lives and ensure humanitarian needs can be met, the UN remains determined to contribute to a peaceful solution and promote human rights for all Afghans. “

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is leaving the Presidential Palace

Shortly after he left the country, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani took to social media to make a statement. His Facebook post said that from now on, the Taliban will be responsible for the “honor, wealth and preservation” of the people of Afghanistan. Ghani said he was facing a “tough choice” between “armed Taliban” or “leaving the dear country that I dedicated my life to protecting for the past 20 years”.
He added that the terrorist group had won a “trial against swords and weapons” but could not win the hearts of the Afghan people. “If left unchecked, countless patriots would be martyred and the city of Kabul would be destroyed, resulting in a major humanitarian catastrophe in the city of six million people,” he said.

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