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Afghanistan: At least 5 people killed in Kabul airport 'stampede'

Written by  Rajan Nath -- August 16th 2021 01:32 PM -- Updated: August 16th 2021 01:56 PM
Afghanistan: At least 5 people killed in Kabul airport 'stampede'

Afghanistan: At least 5 people killed in Kabul airport 'stampede'

Afghanistan-Taliban News: Amid a stampede-like situation at Kabul airport, at least 5 people were killed as hundreds of people tried to forcibly enter planes leaving Kabul.

Meanwhile, all commercial flights have been suspended at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan's Kabul, local media cited a statement reported on Monday.

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The statement also called on the people to avoid crowds at the airport.

In a video shared by the Afghanistan media outlet, thousands of people gathered at the Kabul airport last night to leave the war-torn country.

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On Sunday, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani left the country in an order to avoid "bloodshed" as Kabul fell to the Taliban and terrorists entered the Afghanistan presidential palace.

Taliban terrorists are assuming control of the Afghan capital of Kabul and have taken control of the presidential palace after the country's president left for Tajikistan.

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Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid on Sunday said that the Taliban have been asked to enter the capital city of Kabul. Mujahid, in an interview with a news channel, also said that the security situation will remain under control in the city.

-PTC News

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