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Taliban leader holds US responsible for chaos at Kabul airport |  Globalism

Taliban leader holds US responsible for chaos at Kabul airport | Globalism

On Sunday (22) a Taliban leader blamed United State For chaos at Kabul airport, in Afghanistan. There, thousands of people try to board flights to flee the country.

“The United States with all its might and means…has failed to bring order to the airport,” said Amir Khan Muttaki, a Taliban commander.

“Peace and order prevail throughout the country, but only chaos at Kabul airport,” he continued. This should end as soon as possible.”

The British Ministry of Defense stated that Seven people were killed on the outskirts of the airport Saturday (21). Reuters claimed that they were crushed at the gates.

A North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) official told the agency that at least 20 people had died in the past few days in or around the airport.

On Saturday, Britain’s Sky News published pictures of at least three bodies covered in white plastic outside the airport. According to the station’s reporter, Stuart Ramsey, people were being crushed while others were “dehydrated and terrified.”

The US Embassy in Afghanistan urges Americans to stay away from the airport

A week after the extremist group seized power, thousands of Afghans are trying to leave the country. British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace He advocated extending the US stay in Afghanistan To allow all people to be removed.

The United States warned on Saturday (21) of this Americans in Afghanistan should avoid Kabul airport If they do not have instructions from government representatives.

Video: Stories and narratives about the chaos in Afghanistan