Afghanistan | Chaos at Kabul airport as Taliban seize the capital
Hundreds of desperate Afghans flocked to Kabul airport on Sunday night and Monday morning to flee the country after the Taliban takeover. Chaotic scenes unfolded at the capital's airport as people ran on to the tarmac and attempted to climb on to planes leaving Afghanistan. A US official said American forces fired in the air on Monday morning to prevent hundreds of civilians running on to the tarmac. US forces also took over air traffic control on Sunday night to assist in the evacuation. Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2021/08/16/afghanistan-taliban-kabul-control-us-evacuation-middle-east/ Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.