- The United States evacuated 10,400 people on Sunday, the largest number of evacuations in 24 hours.
- According to CNN, another 61 coalition flights evacuated approximately 5,900 people.
- Evacuation flights have been to Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Italy, Spain and Germany.
Major General Hank Taylor said on Monday that the United States had evacuated 10,400 people from Kabul on Sunday, the most in a 24-hour cycle so far.
From 3 a.m. Eastern time on Sunday to 3 a.m. Eastern time on Monday, 28 U.S. military flights took off, and at least 61 coalition flights sent nearly 6,000 people out. CNN Report.
The report said that since August 14, the United States has evacuated and assisted in the evacuation of about 37,000 people.
So far, the United States and Afghanistan Evacuees It has been sent from Kabul to countries in the Middle East, Central Asia and Europe. The Pentagon ordered 18 commercial aircraft from six airlines on Sunday to facilitate global evacuation efforts.
Commercial aircraft will not fly to Kabul, but will help transport Americans and Afghans from US military bases in Qatar, Bahrain, and the UAE to European regions such as Germany, Italy, and Spain. Then, commercial flights will eventually bring many people to the United States, “New York Times” report.
As for the evacuees arriving in the United States from Afghanistan, Southwest Airlines Said that it will start charter domestic flights so that people can reach the destination city.
Chaos has been plagued Kabul Airport Since the capital fell into the hands of the Taliban last weekend, scenes of violence and despair have continued to emerge as Afghans and foreigners try to flee Afghanistan.
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