Commercial flights out of Kabul cancelled due to chaos at airport: Official

  • The Kabul airport authority in a message asked people not to rush to the airport.
A horde of people run towards the Kabul Airport Terminal, after Taliban insurgents took control of the presidential palace in Kabul.(Reuters)
A horde of people run towards the Kabul Airport Terminal, after Taliban insurgents took control of the presidential palace in Kabul.(Reuters)
Updated on Aug 16, 2021 11:48 AM IST
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Commercial flights from Kabul were cancelled Monday after chaotic scenes at the airport with thousands looking for a way out after the Taliban re-took power in Afghanistan.

"There will be no commercial flights from Hamid Karzai Airport to prevent looting and plundering. Please do not rush to the airport," the Kabul airport authority said in a message sent to reporters.

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