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India shuts last consulate in Afghanistan and evacuates citizens | Source: Reuters

Afghan policemen stand guard next to Indian and Afghan national flags, at a check point in Kabul city May 12, 2011.

India sent a military plane to northern Afghanistan to pull out its citizens, officials said, as fighting raged between Afghan security forces and the advancing Taliban. The Indian government also shut its consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif, the biggest city in the north. India has invested millions of dollars in development projects across Afghanistan.

Source: Reuters


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