​ Horrifying footage as Americans flee ​

Monday - 16/08/2021 10:38
Tragic scenes continue to emerge from Kabul as terrified residents go to desperate lengths to flee Afghanistan. WARNING: Distressing

WARNING: Distressing content

Shocking scenes continue to emerge from Afghanistan after “chaos” erupted at Kabul International Airport, both from a stampede on the tarmac and horror from the sky.

As the Taliban claims victory over the country, thousands of terrified residents have been desperately attempting a final bid to flee, with US troops forced to fire shots into the air as thousands of Afghans crowded onto the tarmac.

At least three deaths have been reported from the scene as residents try to escape from the grips of the group’s feared hard line brand of Islamist rule.

RELATED: Inside Australia’s rescue mission

RELATED: Three killed by gunfire at Kabul Airport
 


The Taliban were reportedly “barely 100 metres away” with local sources claiming the group were stopping more people from entering the airport.

“Hundreds of people are sitting at the runway refusing to leave in the hope of flying out of the hell,” Sudhir Chaudary reported.

As a US Air Force transport plane attempted to take off, the C-17 was seen taxiing as an Apache helicopter tried to remove Afghans from the runway.

But it seems more desperate measures were taken.
 

Footage shows what appears to be young Afghan men attempting to stowaway.
Footage shows what appears to be young Afghan men attempting to stowaway.Source:Supplied

 

Shortly after the scenes from the gangway emerged, footage showed Afghans clamouring onto the side of the USAFC-17 and clinging on to its undercarriage as it struggled down the tarmac.

Subsequent footage also emerged showing people falling from the sky.

Online reports indicate at least 12 people were seen holding onto the landing gear as the plane took off. It appears most of those were young men.

Read More (...)

Source:

 Keywords: Afghanistan

Total notes of this article: 0 in 0 rating

  Reader Comments

Newer articles

Older articles

You might also be interested in:
Israel's ruling coalition loses majority after left-wing Arab MP quits

Israel's ruling coalition loses majority after left-wing Arab MP quits

A left-wing Arab Israeli lawmaker quit the governing coalition on Thursday, citing among other...

You did not use the site, Click here to remain logged. Timeout: 60 second