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Over 200 Indians Including Embassy Staff Stuck In Kabul: Sources

Over 200 Indians Including Embassy Staff Stuck In Kabul: Sources

Over 200 Indians including Foreign Ministry staff and paramilitary soldiers tasked for their protection are yet to be evacuated from Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, sources have told NDTV.

An Indian aircraft is parked at the chaotic Kabul airport, sources said, adding the big concern is how to safely bring the staff from the Indian mission compound to the airport. The Taliban has enforced a curfew in the city, they said.

The Indians stranded in Kabul include some 100 soldiers of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police or ITBP, tasked with protecting the Indian mission in Afghanistan.

The Afghan airspace has been closed to commercial flights after thousands of desperate people overran the tarmac this morning in the hope of getting out of the war-torn country, a day after the Taliban took control of the city. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has already left the country.

The Cabinet Secretary is meeting with Foreign Ministry officials to work out the evacuation plan, which is already in place, in detail, sources said.

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