People cross the border from Afghanistan into Pakistan to flee the Taliban’s advance. Photo: AP People cross the border from Afghanistan into Pakistan to flee the Taliban’s advance. Photo: AP
People cross the border from Afghanistan into Pakistan to flee the Taliban’s advance. Photo: AP
Afghanistan

Afghanistan conflict: I watched Kabul fall to the Taliban

  • The Taliban’s lightning advance on Kabul caught not only the US off guard, but ordinary Afghans too
  • Sonia Sarkar was on the ground as the mood went from normal to frantic in a matter of days. On Thursday, she attended a wedding where unveiled girls danced to Bollywood hits; now some women are in hiding, fearing ‘life is over’

Topic |   Afghanistan
People cross the border from Afghanistan into Pakistan to flee the Taliban’s advance. Photo: AP People cross the border from Afghanistan into Pakistan to flee the Taliban’s advance. Photo: AP
People cross the border from Afghanistan into Pakistan to flee the Taliban’s advance. Photo: AP
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