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About 12,500 People Evacuated From Afghanistan on Thursday, White House Says

Evacuees boarding a plane.

U.S. Air Force loadmasters and pilots assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, load people being evacuated from Afghanistan onto a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 24. (Master Sgt. Donald R. Allen/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Friday, 27 August 2021 07:10 AM

About 12,500 people were evacuated from Afghanistan on Thursday, raising the total number of evacuees since the Taliban took over on Aug. 14 to about 105,000, the White House said on Friday.

About 5,000 of those were evacuated on Thursday evening, according to the White House tallies.

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About 12,500 people were evacuated from Afghanistan on Thursday, raising the total number of evacuees since the Taliban took over on Aug. 14 to about 105,000, the White House said on Friday. About 5,000 of those were evacuated on Thursday evening, according to the White...
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2021-10-27
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