What Kabul Airport looks like one year after Taliban’s Afghan takeover11th August 2022
A year after the Taliban swept across Afghanistan, Kabul Airport remains a symbol of the struggle to escape the extremist group.
As the US withdrew from Afghanistan after a military presence of almost 20 years, more than 124,000 US citizens and Afghans were flown to safety in 15 days.
The Biden administration said the pullout and extraction operation — one of the largest airlifts yet — was an “extraordinary success”.
But distressing images and video showing desperate people trying to escape are not forgotten. Today, the airport looks different, but a trickle of people still leave, hoping one day to return to a more free Afghanistan.
These photographs, taken almost a year apart, show how Kabul Airport has changed.
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