4,500 U.S. troops at Kabul airport- official

FILE PHOTO: Shots fired as Taliban control crowd of Afghans outside Kabul airport

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. troops at Kabul's international airport reached about 4,500 on Wednesday, a U.S. official said.

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that the number is set to hit 6,000 in the coming days.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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