Kabul airport evacuation flights resume

By Jane Wardell and Robert Birsel
Updated August 17 2021 - 1:15pm, first published 1:12pm
Thousands of Afghans trapped by the sudden Taliban takeover have rushed the tarmac at Kabul airport.

US military flights evacuating diplomats and civilians from Afghanistan have restarted after the runway at Kabul airport was cleared of thousands desperate to flee following the Taliban's sudden takeover of the capital.

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