The United States has actually left 3,000 individuals from Afghanistan in the previous 24 hr, giving 9,000 the variety of people Washington has actually had the ability to leave the nation considering that August 14, a White House authorities stated previously today.
On Thursday, August 19, 3 thousand individuals left the airport in Kabul aboard 16 military C-17 airplanes, according to the authorities, who decreased to be recognized, pointed out by the EFE company.
Of those, 350 were United States residents, the rest of them, relative, Afghan partners, and household, in addition to Afghans, thought about “vulnerable”, according to the very same source.
The overall variety of flights transferred by the United States in the last 24 hr might, nevertheless, be greater, considering that throughout that duration, 11 charter flights left Afghanistan, whose travelers have actually not yet been counted, according to EFE.
The numbers continue in the meantime to disappoint the expectations of the Pentagon, which planned to carry in between 5,000 and 9,000 individuals a day from Kabul airport.
The United States on Monday, August 17, resumed military flights at Kabul airport, which had actually been disrupted due to mayhem triggered by the concentration of numerous Afghans on the runway, frantically attempting to leave the nation after the Taliban took the capital.
Up to 15,000 Americans stayed in Afghanistan after the Taliban took control of the nation over the weekend.
The Taliban dominated Kabul on Sunday, culminating in an offensive that started in May when the withdrawal of United States and NATO military forces started.
International forces have actually remained in the nation considering that 2001, as part of the offending led by the United States versus the extremist routine (1996-2001, which invited in its area the leader of al-Qaida, Osama bin Laden, primarily accountable for the terrorist attacks of September 11 2001.
The seizure of the capital ends a 20-year foreign military existence in Afghanistan by the United States and its NATO allies, consisting of Portugal.