Taliban Fighters Reportedly Seize Military Side Of Kabul Airport Using American Weapons

With the deadline for the American withdrawal from Afghanistan looming in just four short days, Taliban fighters are moving to take full control of the airport, according to unconfirmed media reports. At this pace, it looks like the airport will be under complete Taliban control by tomorrow.

Additionally, there are reports that Taliban special forces units – “many of whom are using stolen American military hardware” – are now trying to secure the airport following yesterday’s attack.

What’s more, it looks like no more Afghans will be allowed to depart the country until Aug. 31. The BBC reported that this is “devastating news for those who had already got their approvals for the EVAC flights.” – READ MORE