Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has relinquished power to an interim government led by Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.
Ghani has left Afghanistan for Tajikistan, according to Reuters.
The US Embassy in Kabul has suspended all operations and told Americans to shelter in place, saying it has received reports of gunfire at the international airport, according to The Associated Press
They showed an official from the former government handing over the presidential palace to 3 representatives from Taliban. pic.twitter.com/S6fUh7ceYi
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