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Over 2,200 people evacuated on Kabul military flights–security official

/ 01:44 PM August 18, 2021
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A Turkish airliner prepares to depart as crowds are seen at the gate at Kabul’s airport in Afghanistan August 16, 2021. SATELLITE IMAGE 2021 MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES/Handout via REUTERS.

KABUL — Over 2,200 diplomats and other civilians have so far been evacuated on military flights out of Kabul, a Western security official in the Afghan capital told Reuters on Wednesday.

There was no clarity yet on when civilian flights will resume from Kabul, the official said.

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