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Eight dead in Kabul airport chaos: Evacuation flights halted after US soldiers shoot dead two armed Afghans while three are run over by taxiing jets and more plunge to their deaths from fuselage – as UN say Taliban have started ‘targeted killings’

US troops are defending Kabul airport in Afghanistan from Taliban fighters who are fast encroachingAmerican troops killed two armed Afghan nationals on the airfield who had stormed to try to get on pThree fell to their deaths after climbing onto the fuselage of a C-17 jet in the desperate hope of holding on as the plane took off 

  • US troops are defending Kabul airport in Afghanistan from Taliban fighters who are fast encroaching
  • American troops killed two armed Afghan nationals on the airfield who had stormed to try to get on planes
  • Three fell to their deaths after climbing onto the fuselage of a C-17 jet in the desperate hope of holding on as the plane took off 
  • The bloodied bodies of another three Afghan nationals were left on the runway after the plane took off 
  • Evacuation flights were temporarily halted on Monday as the US troops tried to regain control 
  • They are believed to have resumed but the Pentagon has not confirmed how many flights will take off 
  • The State Department also won’t confirm how many American citizens remain in Kabul 
  • 30,000 Afghan refugees are expected to be flown to air bases in Wisconsin and Texas but it’s unclear when that will happen 
  • President Joe Biden – whose silence has been deafening for days – will address the nation at 3.45pm 
  • The UN says the Taliban have started ‘targeted killings’ after promising not to breach human rights
  • They are going door to door looking for people on their list of enemies, according to UN officials  

— Read more below on www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9897561/ALL-Embassy-staff-Kabul-evacuated-airport-five-people-killed.html

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