Afghanistan: reports emerge of Taliban beating Afghans seeking to flee Kabul

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A former State Department contractor tells Fox News that Taliban fighters are going through neighborhoods looking for those who worked for the U.S. government. Video shows a Taliban fighter kicking a man in the face and another whipping people walking by. Flights from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul are resuming, a White House official said.
9 months ago·Kabul, Afghanistan

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Reuters

Taliban blocks Afghan citizens from arriving at airport to flee = witnesses

[Kabul, 18th Reuters] --According to witnesses, armed members of the Islamist organization Taliban, which seized Afghanistan, blocked citizens trying to flee the country from entering Kabul's airport on the 18th. Since the Taliban took control of Kabul last weekend, many citizens fearing a return to the strict interpretation of Islam have sought to leave the country, causing confusion at airports and elsewhere. After arriving in Germany, the Afg…

9 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Afghanistan: reports emerge of Taliban beating Afghans seeking to flee Kabul

US voices concern at reports of violence against women and children trying to pass through Taliban checkpoints, as evacuations continue

9 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Desperate Afghan women shout 'the Taliban are coming' as they beg to flee Kabul

Afghan women cried 'help, the Taliban are coming' and stuck their arms through a metal gate as they begged US soldiers to let them into the airport so they could escape Kabul

9 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Express

Taliban attack women and children with whips outside Kabul airport as Afghans try to flee

TALIBAN FIGHTERS used gunfire, whips, sticks, and sharp objects to maintain crowds of thousands waiting outside Kabul airport in hopes of escape.

9 months ago·United Kingdom
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Hindustan Times

Taliban attack women, children at Kabul airport despite peace promise: Report

The Taliban, fighting since their 2001 ouster to expel foreign forces, seized Kabul on Sunday after a lightning offensive as US-led Western withdrew under a deal that included a promise from the insurgents not to attack them as they leave.

9 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Metro News

Women and children 'whipped and beaten by Taliban' at Kabul airport

Afghans have reported brutal violence on the ground, despite reassurances from the Taliba (Picture: Getty/Reuters/LA Times/REX)Women and children desperately trying to flee Afghanistan have been hit with whips and sticks as they try to pass Taliban checkpoints, according to reports. The Islamist militant group now controls all of the country’s land borders, so the only way out for people is Kabul airport. Despite reassurances from the Taliban th…

9 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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