'Evacuations from Kabul accelerated after attacks'

'Evacuations from Kabul accelerated after attacks'

People boarding a French military transport aircraft at the airport in Kabul, to fly to the air base of Al Dhafra, near Abu Dhabi, and then to Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport, north of Paris. Credit: AFP Photo

The evacuation of civilians from Kabul has been accelerated after overnight attacks near the airport, a Western security official stationed at the airport told Reuters on Friday.

Flights were taking off regularly, said the official, who declined to be identified.

 

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