An aerial view of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, previously known as Kabul International Airport, in Afghanistan, February 11, 2016. AfghanistanLM REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
The Pentagon said on Monday that the airfield at Kabul's airport had been reopened after a pause earlier in the day.
An official from the Joint Staff told reporters at the Pentagon that a C-17 landed earlier on Monday with Marines aboard and another C-17 was expected to land later in the day.
WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: President Joe Biden said he stood 'squarely behind' his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan and rejected broad criticism of the chaotic withdrawal https://t.co/zEwtRQ7qgm pic.twitter.com/ezJYwFhiNY— Reuters (@Reuters) August 17, 2021
Reporting by Idrees Ali and David Brunnstrom Editing by Sonya Hepinstall
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