Taliban militants enter Kabul: Panicked UK envoy seeks evacuation before airport overrun

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Speaking to Sky News three Afghan officials said the militant group has advanced to the outskirts of the city.

It follows a blitzkrieg advance across Afghanistan, which say 20 provincial capitals fall to the Taliban in less than two weeks.

Both the US and UK have sent troops to Kabul to help evacuate their nationals.

The Sunday Telegraph reports the British Ambassador to Afghanistan will be flown out of Kabul by Sunday evening.

Rory Stewart, formerly the UK’s International Development Secretary, tweeted: “Taliban are in district 5 and district 12 in Kabul – very close to the center of the city now and advancing.

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