Afghan Flag Paraded on the Streets of Kabul as Nation Marks 'Independence Day'

The Afghan flag was seen being paraded through the street of Kabul in footage posted to Twitter on August 19, as the nation marked its ‘Independence Day’.

The date marks the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom’s control on August 19 1919.

Tolo News reported that “the Taliban [had] replaced Afghanistan’s national flag in some parts of the coutnry [sic] with its own white flag.” Credit: Naser khan via Storyful

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