Even as the U.S. general leading the war in Afghanistan, Austin Miller has relinquished command and left Afghanistan, the fighting between the Taliban and the govt forces has been raging in many parts of the nation.More Afghans are likely to flee their homes due to escalating violence. The exodus within the nation and outside has forced the landlocked nation on the brink of a humanitarian crisis while efforts to initiate talks are on, the govt forces continue to stage a spirited fightback and inflict heavy casualties to the Taliban.
The real impact of the Afghan war as it engulfs more and more areas is clearly evident in these visuals…..in many areas the main sufferers are the Afghan people, families, women and children.U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees has said that an estimated 270,000 Afghans had been newly displaced inside the country since January, bringing the total population forced from their homes to more than 3.5 million.More than 12,000 Afghan families have fled their homes in Kunduz province as Taliban insurgents and government forces battled for control of the southern fringes of the capital city.
Displaced families living in tents in Kunduz city said they are in dire need of food and other relief.This Video footage of Afghan forces on the battlefield on the outskirts of the Kunduz city is one of many as the Taliban makes a desperate attempt to wrest control of the nation.At least seven Taliban insurgents were killed in an air strike by Afghan forces on Tuesday in northern Takhar province.
One other Taliban member was wounded, and some of their weapons and ammunition were destroyed in the attack that took place outside the northern Takhar’s provincial capital.Meanwhile, Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Tuesday that serious peace talks will begin soon in the country and urged the government not to waste opportunities for peace.He did not specify details about the talks. Peace talks between the Taliban and the government have nominally been continuing in Qatar’s capital but officials say they are making little progress.
“God willing, you will be witnessing soon the resumption of very serious peace talks. So be patient, have a plan, and move towards peace.”The U.S. general leading the war in Afghanistan, Austin Miller, relinquished command at a ceremony on Monday and quietly left the country, a symbolic end to America’s longest conflict while Taliban insurgents gain momentum.India has made clear its apprehensions more than once and has been a strong votary of peace and democracy in a stable Afghanistan.