Journalist Sonia Sarkar on a military plane leaving Afghanistan, along with 120 other Indian citizens being evacuated from the country. Photo: Sonia Sarkar Journalist Sonia Sarkar on a military plane leaving Afghanistan, along with 120 other Indian citizens being evacuated from the country. Photo: Sonia Sarkar
Journalist Sonia Sarkar on a military plane leaving Afghanistan, along with 120 other Indian citizens being evacuated from the country. Photo: Sonia Sarkar
Afghanistan

How I left Afghanistan, with a Taliban escort to the airport

  • After being stranded in Kabul following the Taliban takeover, journalist Sonia Sarkar managed to leave on an Indian air force plane, but with no luggage
  • She describes how her taxi driver negotiated to get her to the Indian embassy, and seeing hundreds of desperate Afghans near the airport, waiting to flee

Topic |   Afghanistan
Journalist Sonia Sarkar on a military plane leaving Afghanistan, along with 120 other Indian citizens being evacuated from the country. Photo: Sonia Sarkar Journalist Sonia Sarkar on a military plane leaving Afghanistan, along with 120 other Indian citizens being evacuated from the country. Photo: Sonia Sarkar
Journalist Sonia Sarkar on a military plane leaving Afghanistan, along with 120 other Indian citizens being evacuated from the country. Photo: Sonia Sarkar
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