Kabul, Aug 15: Taliban have started entering Kabul from all sides as they have the city entirely surrounded, the Afghan Interior Ministry has said on Sunday.
Taliban ordered fighters to refrain from acts of violence in Kabul and to allow safe passage to anyone who chooses to exit the city, according to a Taliban leader in Doha, Qatar.
They have also requested women to head to protected areas in Kabul.
Fewer than 50 US officials will stay in Kabul, as core US team members in Kabul are working from Kabul Airport.
In addition, several UN staff members moved to an undisclosed, safer location in Kabul, according to a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) official—(REUTERS)