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Taliban triumphant as US ends two-decade presence in Afghanistan

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Celebratory gunfire echoed throughout Kabul on Tuesday as Taliban fighters took management of town’s airport following the withdrawal of the final US troops in Afghanistan, ending twenty years of battle between the hardline Islamist militants and the world’s strongest navy.

The US’ longest navy battle drew to a detailed on Monday evening when the final US troops deserted Kabul’s airport after overseeing a frenzied airlift that noticed greater than 123,000 individuals flee life underneath the Taliban.

The Islamist militants then shortly swept into the airport and fired weapons into the sky throughout town in jubilation – capping their astonishing return to energy 20 years after US forces invaded in 2001.

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