Five persons have reportedly lost their lives while desperately attempting to climb airplanes at Kabul airport and escape the Taliban.
It was all pandemonium on the side of the civilians at the airport, where more than hundreds crowded around non-military planes as the Taliban rapidly took over the capital.
Pictures on social media show people rushing onto an elevated gateway to reach planes, resulting in casualties on the tarmac resulting in five deaths.
The British and UK Government have admitted it could take weeks to get everyone out, while locals made increasingly desperate attempts to flee the Islamist militants.
The chaos at the airport comes after the Taliban took over Afghanistan on Sunday and the president Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan on Sunday, while US military helicopters have been whisking diplomats to the airport, where many are holed up in scenes compared to the evacuation of Saigon during the Vietnam War.
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