Kabul airlift gathers pace as harrowing stories emerge

Taliban fighters Kabul

Taliban fighters sit on a vehicle along the street in Jalalabad province on August 15, 2021. Taliban fighters were on the outskirts of Kabul on Sunday and on the brink of a complete military takeover of Afghanistan

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The emergency airlift from Kabul of both foreign nationals and Afghans who worked with them is gathering pace as more detail of the desperation and fear driving the rescues emerges.

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