The final Kabul-Delhi Air India flight (AI-244) — which landed within the war-torn nation on Sunday to evacuate stranded Indians — landed in Delhi round 7.45pm. The flight left Kabul with round 140 passengers.
In line with a report in The Occasions of India, the plane apparently needed to hover for a while earlier than it may get clearance to land. An Emirate flight, too, was hovering at 28,000 toes, awaiting clearance to land.
Sources talked about that there was an plane disabled on the runway, which prompted the delay in touchdown.
“The Air India flight has landed safely,” stated a senior authorities official.
The Air India flight to Kabul was being operated underneath the air bubble with Afghanistan, sources added.
ON TALIBAN ADVANCE
The Taliban took the important thing japanese metropolis of Jalalabad with no struggle on Sunday, whereas america despatched extra troops to assist evacuate its civilians. Kabul is the one main Afghanistan metropolis underneath authorities management now.
The Taliban captured the main northern metropolis of Mazar-i-Sharif on Saturday, decreasing the territory managed by the crumbling Afghan authorities.
The hardline militants have swept by means of the nation in current weeks as US-led forces withdrew. The Taliban marketing campaign accelerated to lightning pace within the final week, surprising Western nations, and the Afghan navy’s defences appeared to break down.
Taliban fighters entered Mazar-i-Sharif on Saturday nearly unopposed as safety forces escaped up the freeway to neighbouring Uzbekistan, about 80 km (50 miles) to the north, provincial officers stated. Unverified video on social media confirmed Afghan military autos and males in uniforms crowding the iron bridge between the Afghan city of Hairatan and Uzbekistan.