By: Aashruti Vohra
This is the first resolution on the situation in Afghanistan passed by the Security Council after the Taliban took over Kabul. [...]
"Since the Americans have taken control of the airport, we can't sleep properly," Abdullah, who lives near the airport and gave only one name, told AFP. "It is either gun firing, rockets, sirens or sounds of huge planes that disturb us. And now that they are being directly targeted, it can put our lives in danger."
About 60 Afghan civilians and a dozen American soldiers have lost their lives in the bombings, leading to Washington promising retaliation. The Islamic State - which opposes both the Taliban and the US - is the suspected mastermind behind the attack. [...]
According to the new rules, if more than 1% of the population at the local institution tests positive, strict restrictions will be imposed there. This means that 300 positive cases will result in the closure of a group of citizens with a population of 30,000. [...]
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