Presidente Biden touted the administration’s ramped-up evacuation efforts on Tuesday, diciendo 33,600 personas habían volado en el último 36 horas.
Every American in Afghanistan should be able to get out by the deadline on Aug. 31, Pentágono spokesman John Kirby said this week, but he was less clear about what will happen to the unknown number of Afghans who aided America over the last 20 years and have been trying to flee the country in recent weeks.
Los Estados Unidos. citizen who spoke to Fox News said he tried to make his way into the airport multiple times last week, pero el “thousands” of people crowded outside of the gates made it “impossible.”
“One time, I got myself to the gate, but I was bleeding and had bruises all over my body at that time because I had to pass through all those people, pushing and pushing,” the citizen, who Fox News is keeping anonymous for the safety of him and his family, dijo el martes.
“They saw my passport in my hand, and they’re telling me, ‘Just wait.’ I don’t have time to wait. People are pushing from behind and these guys are hitting me. How am I going to wait?”