Desperate scramble at Kabul airport

Monday, August 16, 2021 - 6:08pm

Scenes of chaos and confusion at Kabul’s airport included crowds of Afghans running along the tarmac, chasing departing US Air Force planes down runways, with some civilians even clinging to the wheels of planes. US troops who are guarding the facility fired shots in the air to try to disperse the crowd. The pandemonium left at least seven people dead.