Taliban fighters take control of Afghanistan’s presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP Taliban fighters take control of Afghanistan’s presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP
Taliban fighters take control of Afghanistan’s presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP

Taliban take control of Kabul as President Ashraf Ghani flees Afghanistan

  • Ghani left for Tajikistan, while the militants entered the presidential palace and took control of it
  • Taliban insurgents are expected to announce their takeover from the palace, renaming the country as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

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Taliban fighters take control of Afghanistan’s presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP Taliban fighters take control of Afghanistan’s presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP
Taliban fighters take control of Afghanistan’s presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP
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