1 household nonetheless stranded in Afghanistan, four different households being processed for return
4 households from California‘s Cajon Valley faculty district who have been stranded in Afghanistan as of Thursday are actually being processed for return whereas one different household stays stranded.
The 5 households embody 14 college students and eight mother and father.
24 STUDENTS, 16 PARENTS STRANDED IN AFGHANISTAN AFTER SUMMER VACATIONS
The Cajon Valley Union Faculty District has been working in collaboration with Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., in latest days to assist California households within the nation return residence safely as Individuals and U.S. allies try and flee the nation earlier than the U.S. army completes its withdrawal by Aug. 31.
The Los Angeles Occasions first reported on Tuesday that 24 college students and 16 mother and father have been caught in Afghanistan after touring to the nation over the summer season.
“One household consisting of two adults, and 5 youngsters returned again to the US yesterday afternoon,” Cajon Valley Union Faculty District spokesperson Howard Shen instructed Fox Information in an announcement. “Two extra households are confirmed safely out of Afghanistan. There are extra 5 households with Cajon Valley college students remaining (14 college students and eight mother and father) to the perfect of our data.”
Shen described the district’s and congressman’s efforts to rescue households as “a continuously evolving scenario. “
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“The district requests that the household who has safely been returned residence to us be given peace and privateness to relaxation and recuperate from the lengthy journey again to the US,” Shen stated.
The district has not shared any private details about the returned or stranded households.
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“Amidst the heartbreak of yesterday and the chaos that has gripped Afghanistan for weeks, we proceed to make extraordinary progress in bringing our folks residence,” Issa stated in a Friday assertion. “It’s an honor to assist rescue and reunite households and family members, however we nonetheless have extra work to do.”
Issa has helped rescue six households in complete. The 2 households rescued on Thursday encompass seven folks, together with three adults and 4 youngsters. The Cajon Valley faculty district on Thursday stated that three of eight households within the faculty district who have been stranded within the nation had been safely evacuated.
Fox Information’ Kelly Laco contributed to this report.