Crowds Surround Kabul Airport Amid Flight Chaos

Crowds of people flocked to the Kabul airport on August 16 in a bid to escape the Afghan capital after it was taken over by the Taliban the previous day.

Footage filmed on Monday shows large crowds of people outside the gates of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul.

Other scenes from the airport show people clinging onto a departing US Air Force aircraft.

According to reports, commercial flights were later canceled on Monday. Credit: Faisal Khan Kohband via Storyful

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