Lethal taking pictures at Kabul airport’s north gate, German navy says
Afghan safety forces stationed on the Kabul worldwide airport on Monday engaged in a firefight with “unknown attackers” that resulted within the dying of 1 Afghan officer, the German navy mentioned on Twitter.
The reported taking pictures underscored the hazards worldwide troops and fleeing Afghans proceed to face within the metropolis now managed by the Taliban. The German navy mentioned in a tweet that one Afghan safety officer was killed and one other three had been wounded within the early morning incident. The Related Press, citing the Germans, mentioned that U.S. and German forces additionally obtained concerned, and that there have been no accidents to German troopers.
The U.S. Protection Division didn’t instantly reply to an after-hours e mail from Fox Information. A U.Ok. official advised Reuters that he was conscious of the experiences however his troops weren’t concerned.
Kabul’s airport, now one of many solely routes in another country, has seen days of chaos because the Taliban entered the capital on Aug. 15. 1000’s poured onto the tarmac final week, and several other Afghans plunged to their deaths after clinging to a U.S. navy cargo aircraft because it took off, among the seven killed on Aug. 16.
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The Taliban, who’re manning the skin perimeters of the Kabul airport, have till not opened hearth on NATO or Afghan troops inside, the Related Press reported.
The Related Press contributed to this report