Evacuation stampede in Afghan capital leaves car junkyard behind

by Sami Burgaz

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – AUGUST 20: Destroyed vehicles are seen at the entrance of the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 20, 2021. After the Taliban took over Afghanistan’s Capital, Kabul, evacuation stampede at gate of airport in Afghan capital leave car junkyard behind.

People who wanted to leave the country had to leave their vehicles at the Hamid Karzai International Airport checkpoint.
Vehicles damaged by those who could not enter the airport with the hope of evacuation turned into scrap.
Vehicles whose windows were broken and interior equipment were looted were severely damaged.


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