Firefight In Kabul Airport: Tensed Situations All OverAugust 23, 2021 12:22
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Firefight In Kabul Airport: Tensed Situations All Over:- A firefight broke out today between the Western security forces and the Afghan guards at the North Gate of the Kabul airport today. The news was clarified by the German armed forces and thousands of Afghans along with the foreigners thronged to the Kabul airport. One Afghan guard got killed and three others got injured in the firefight. The security forces of USA and Germany participated in the battle. Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan, there are chaotic incidents reported near Kabul airport. Lakhs of the Afghan locals have been in plans to flee from the country.
The Taliban took over the entire country after they occupied Kabul on August 15th. But they could not take the grip over the Kabul airport. USA along with several other nations tried to evacuate their citizens and the Afghans who are keen to fly away from the country. The back crowds at the airport are beaten by the Taliban and seven Afghans got killed in this incident that took place on Sunday. The Taliban imposed a deadline till August 22nd for the foreign troops to vacate the Kabul airport. American President Joe Biden said that the US troops will have to stay for a longer time to oversee the evacuation process and some of the foreign forces sought extension till August 31st.
Joe Biden said that the security situation in Afghanistan is dangerous and hence their troops will continue to stay in Afghanistan. Biden has directed the State Department to contact the Americans stranded in Afghanistan. The USA also sought the help of six commercial airlines to transport the people from Afghanistan.