The Taliban have taken control of the capital city of Kabul after Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country on 15th August and sought asylum in Tajikistan.
In just a week, after the Islamist militants entered the city, bringing the Islamist militants close to taking over the country two decades after they were overthrown by a US-led invasion.
An official part of the militant group said the Taliban will soon declare the ‘Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’ from the presidential palace.
In a video posted to social media, Taliban co-founder Abdul Ghani Baradar also announced his movement’s victory.
“Now it’s time to test and prove, now we have to show that we can serve our nation and ensure security and comfort of life,” he said.
Thousands of people were on Monday trying to escape Kabul after the horrifying collapse of the government.
Taliban taking over the presidential palace on Sunday night, triggered fear and panic in the capital.