Ashraf Ghani, Afghanistan’s former President, is reportedly on exile in Oman.
Ghani fled the country on Sunday, after Taliban fighters invaded Kabul, the country’s capital, and took over the presidential palace.
He had conceded defeat to the terror group, claiming he fled the country to avoid bloodshed.
Russian sources are claiming that the country’s former leader is in exile in Oman after early reports suggested that he had fled to Tajikistan.
The Russian Embassy in Kabul said on Monday, that Ghani had fled the country with four cars and a helicopter full of cash, and had to leave some money behind as it would not all fit in.
However, the former Afghan President’s whereabouts has not been officially revealed, but Russian sources are insisting that he flew directly from Kabul to the Sultanate of Oman, across the Persian Gulf from Afghanistan
Reports from Al-Jazeera later claimed he had flown to Uzbekistan, with the media outlet quoting Ghani’s personal bodyguard.
“There is no exact information about the whereabouts of the escaped president. According to some sources, he flew from Kabul directly to the Sultanate of Oman,” an Afghan diplomat whose identity was not revealed was quoted to have said.
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