The agitator blackmail adjoin Kabul airport is "very serious"James Heappey said (File)
A agitator blackmail adjoin Kabul airport is "very serious" and "imminent", Britain's armed armament abbot James Heappey said on Thursday as the UK government warned its citizens to break abroad from the area.
"Reporting over the anniversary has become anytime added credible. And it is of an approaching and astringent blackmail to life," Heappey told Times Radio.
"This is a actual austere threat, actual imminent," he said.
Late Wednesday, Britain warned its citizens abroad from Kabul's airport, breadth huge crowds accept aggregate acquisitive to lath aborticide flights afterwards the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
"Do not biking to Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport," the Foreign and Commonwealth Office wrote on its website. "There is an advancing and aerial blackmail of agitator attack."
"If you are in the breadth of the airport, move abroad to a safe area and anticipate added advice," it urged, abacus that "if you can leave Afghanistan cautiously by added means, you should do so immediately".
Washington and its allies accept been aerial out bags of Afghans every day on ample aggressive transport, but it has become an more difficult and atrocious task.
Heappey said his admonition to British citizens was "to do as the Foreign Office admonition instructs and to acquisition a abode of safety."
According to the latest data, 11,474 bodies accept been abandoned by the UK back August 13, including 6,946 Afghans.
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