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US has evacuated 17,000 people from Afghanistan since taking Kabul airport in August

Published on: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 15:41:48 UTC
News Agency: The Independent

Pentagon officials confirmed that 17,000 people have been evacuated from Kabul Airport in Afghanistan since the military withdrawal began on 14 August. With the inclusion of individuals evacuated prior to the start of the US operation in Kabul around the end of July, that number increases to 22,000.

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