Evacuee Footage Shows Taliban Fighters at Kabul Airport Gate

Video filmed by an evacuee shows Taliban fighters around a gate at Hamid Karzai International Airport on Friday, August 20.

Newly posted footage filmed by Instagram user @ ____s_shaheen______, who told Storyful he was evacuating Kabul, shows men holding weapons in front of armored vehicles at an entrance to the airport on Friday as busses passed through.

On the same day, the US military released photographs showing soldiers assisting with evacuations at the airport.

About 7,000 evacuations were completed since August 14, the Pentagon reported on Thursday. Credit: @ ____s_shaheen______ via Storyful

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