India evacuates Kabul Embassy staff, special flight bringing Indians home

New Delhi, Aug 17 (KMS): India has evacuated its embassy staff in Kabul in a special Air Force flight.

“In view of the prevailing circumstances, it has been decided that our Ambassador in Kabul and his Indian staff will move to India immediately,” Arindam Bagchi, Spokesperson, Ministry Of External Affairs, tweeted Tuesday morning.

Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan on Sunday evening, months after the US withdrawal of troops from the South Asian country.