Evacuation flights retrieving citizens from Afghanistan are taking off.
The passengers are individuals in need of protection, from different nationalities.
After the depopulation of the US Embassy was completed on Sunday, other Western countries proceeded to bring their diplomats to safety.
The efforts are, now, being redirected towards Afghan collaborators, activists, and those exposed to danger.
Italy is due to host 200+ people, arriving in Rome by Wednesday – said the Italian Defence Minister Lorenzo Guerini.
Today, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed British forces to have already evacuated 2052 Afghan citizens, and further 306 UK nationals.
Additional rescue missions are arranged to take place during the next few days.
Will the Taliban control over Afghanistan mark a new era in the refugee crisis?
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The most recent viral photograph circulating the Internet depicts the inside of a US military cargo plane, crowded with Afghan refugees.
The US aircraft C-17 evacuated approximately 640 Afghans, late Sunday.
Among the passengers are men and women, young and old, desperately attempting to flee death. Panicked Afghans running after the aircraft pulled themselves onto the half-open ramp.
Sensitive images show victims being run over along the airstrip and others falling from the plane, as the C-17 took off. (VIDEO) The numbers of injured are uncertain, and any death is unknown.
The authorized capacity of the plane is 80 passengers on 8 pallets, plus 54 on sidewall seats. A reminder of how efforts are being conducted to make the impossible possible.
The C-17 transported the refugees safely to a US Force base in Qatar.
Behind the picture is a message of terror over the Taliban.
The broken promises of the Taliban have been depicted across multiple social media.
“Taliban fighters use gunfire, whips, sticks and sharp objects to maintain crowd control over thousands of Afghans who continue to wait for a way out, on airport road”, tells the photojournalist Marcus Yam.
After the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the Taliban militia took over the country.
In a lightning invasion three days ago, the radical militia failed to keep the agreement with the US to maintain peace and respect human rights.
Reports of violence paint a terrifying picture of reality.
In another incident, Taliban rebels reportedly opened fire at protesters in Jalalabad city, as a result of the activists rejecting the insurgent’s flag.
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