Kabul airport operations restarted for evacuation flights- Pentagon

Kabul airport operations restarted for evacuation flights- Pentagon By Qatar Day - August 17, 2021

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

REUTERS

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.

Reporting by Idrees Ali and David Brunnstrom Editing by Sonya Hepinstall

By Qatar Day - August 17, 2021

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