U.S. evacuating embassy staff from Kabul as Taliban enters outskirts of capital

The Taliban entered the outskirts of Kabul Sunday, as the U.S. was evacuating diplomats from the American embassy in the capital and sending more troops to the Afghan city's airport,


Details: Afghan officials told AP the Taliban was in Kabul districts Kalakan, Qarabagh and Paghman. The militant group said in a statement it had told its fighters to not harm civilians and "stay at the gates of Kabul and not enter the city" until a peaceful transition had taken place.

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