Reporting from Kabul airport after US completes exit – Al Jazeera Breakdown

Aug 31, 2021

The Taliban says Afghanistan is a “free and sovereign” nation as it hails the exit of US troops after 20 years of occupation, describing their departure as a “historic moment”.

Taliban fighters on Tuesday took charge of Kabul’s airport as the last US soldiers flew out of the country.

Celebratory gunfire and fireworks lit up the Kabul night sky.

Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis was inside the Kabul international airport after the Taliban fighters took control.

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