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America handed over control of three gates of Kabul airport to Taliban, know where it is now


KabulUS and coalition forces have handed over control of three gates of Kabul airport to the Taliban. An official informed the local media on Sunday. “US troops control a small part of the airport, including an area where the airport’s radar system is located,” official Inhamullah Samangani told Tolo News, Xinhua news agency reported.

The Taliban had deployed a special forces unit at the airport’s main gate about two weeks ago. He said, we are ready to handle the security and technical responsibility of the airport. The US handed over control of the airport gate to the Taliban after IS-K militants carried out a suicide attack on the eastern gate of the facility on August 26, killing 170 Afghans and 13 American soldiers.

Earlier a Taliban official had reportedly said that the group’s special forces and a team of technical professionals and qualified engineers were ready to take over all charge of the airport after US forces leave. Dozens of aircraft, including military aircraft, took off from the airport late Saturday night. All US and coalition forces are expected to leave the country on August 31, according to a deadline set by President Joe Biden.

At the same time, the Taliban has instructed the residents of Kabul to hand over government vehicles, arms and ammunition to them. All people residing in Kabul have been informed to ‘return all government property including vehicles, arms and ammunition or any other things’.

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