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Afghanistan: Real people fell from the plane in a desperate attempt to escape - Details

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 • Tamil Comments
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Kabul is in chaos since the Taliban swept into Afghanistan's capital on Sunday. Afghanistan has closed its airspace for civilian flights but military evacuations are being carried out with the help of US forces still stationed at the Kabul airport

American forces are running the airport as they try and evacuate their staff and close Afghan allies. But terrified residents of Kabul raced to the airport with their belongings, without permits or visas, in hope to catch any flight out.

As residents of Kabul try desperately to leave the capital city, some horrifying scenes were captured on camera. In one such video, Afghans who tied themselves to the wheels of a C-17 Globemaster were seen falling from the plane on Monday. The video was recorded by locals and uploaded on the internet. The the whole world is in shock at how the people of Afghanistan are facing the situation over there.

At least five people were killed in the airport as people crowded the tarmac and tried to forcibly enter planes leaving the Afghan capital. It is not known whether they were killed by gunshots or in a stampede.

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