The President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani reportedly ran away from the nation with 4 autos and a helicopter crammed with money, Reuters has reported.
“4 vehicles had been full of cash, they tried to stuff one other a part of the cash right into a helicopter, however not all of it match. And a few of the cash was left mendacity on the tarmac,” Mr Ischenko advised Reuters.
On Sunday, Mr Ghani, whose present location is unknown, left the presidential palace in Kabul, saying he needed to keep away from bloodshed.
The Taliban swept via Afghanistan final week, claiming most of its giant provinces earlier than closing in on Kabul on Sunday and demanding an unconditional give up of the federal government.
The Taliban’s takeover of the nation in mild of the U.S. withdrawal of its navy forces marks the tip of twenty years of warfare efforts.
The U.S. had set the entire withdrawal of U.S. forces in Afghanistan for September 11 to mark the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 assaults. President Joe Biden’s administration had projected a pair extra months earlier than the extremist group took complete management of the nation.
In mild of the unfolding occasions, Mr Biden warned the Taliban to not intervene with the US evacuation from Afghanistan, threatening “devastating power, if obligatory.”