It is now the third day that the Taliban have entered Kabul. Earlier today (17th), the Taliban announced an amnesty for all government officials and urged them to return to work, making another relevant statement after the Taliban’s peaceful takeover of Kabul.
The situation in kabul’s urban areas is relatively stable
The situation in kabul’s urban areas is relatively stable. Some neighborhoods have seen sparsely populated streets, with the Taliban setting up checkpoints along the way to maintain daily order, while others have reopened public places and some schools have resumed classes. It can be said that the local people’s lives are still gradually restored with caution.
Kabul International Airport is the only airport in Kabul with military facilities deployed around it
The situation at Kabul airport, by contrast, is much more chaotic. Kabul International Airport, also known as Hamid Karzai International Airport, about 5 km from central Kabul, is the only airport in Kabul and one of Afghanistan’s main international airports, as well as one of the largest military bases in Afghanistan, with many military installations deployed around the airport.
Reporters have also traveled to Afghanistan many times to support reports, often from this airport entry and exit, the impression of the airport is not very large, for security reasons, every time in and out of the airport security measures are very strict.
The U.S. military has drawn criticism for causing chaos at the airport
From the evening of the 15th, a large influx of people into the airport led to chaos, while the withdrawal of U.S. and other national troops exacerbated the extent of the chaos. The U.S. military forced the local people to leave by firing guns, causing chaos that caused casualties, and the behavior also raised questions and criticism.