Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has fled the country, effectively leaving Afghanistan in Taliban control.
TOLO Newsfirst reported Ghani’s departure on social media Sunday morning. Fox News confirmed that Ghani and a core team of close allies were flown out around 10 am EST.
“That’s it. It’s over,” a U.S. official told Fox News, according to reporter Lucas Tomlinson.
BREAKING: Afghan President Ghani has fled the country. “That’s it. It’s over,” U.S. official says
— Lucas Tomlinson (@LucasFoxNews) August 15, 2021
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