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Taliban Blame US For Evacuation Chaos At Kabul Airport

The Taliban official said there is accord all over Afghanistan, but anarchy alone at Kabul airport (File)

The Taliban on Sunday abhorrent the United States for the anarchic aborticide of tens of bags of Afghans and foreigners from the capital, one anniversary afterwards the hardline Islamist accumulation alternate to ability in a accelerated achievement that abashed the world.

The United States has warned of aegis threats and the European Union accepted it was "impossible" to abandon anybody at accident from the Taliban, who accept vowed a softer adaptation of their barbarous aphorism from 1996-2001.

But abashed Afghans abide to try to flee, deepening a tragedy at Kabul airport area the United States and its allies accept been clumsy to cope with the huge numbers of bodies aggravating to get on aborticide flights.

"America, with all its ability and facilities... has bootless to accompany adjustment to the airport. There is accord and calm all over the country, but there is anarchy alone at Kabul airport," Taliban official Amir Khan Mutaqi said.

A journalist, who was amid a accumulation of added media workers and academics advantageous abundant to get to the airport on Sunday for a flight, declared atrocious scenes of bodies surrounding their bus on the way in.

"They were assuming us their passports and shouting 'take us with you... amuse booty us with you'," the announcer told AFP.

"The Taliban fighter in the barter advanced of us had to shoot in the air to accomplish them go away."

Britain's Sky News on Saturday aired footage of at atomic three bodies covered in white tarpaulin alfresco the airport. It was not bright how they had died.

Reporter Stuart Ramsay, who was at the airport, alleged the deaths "inevitable" and said bodies were actuality "crushed", while others were "dehydrated and terrified".

The footage was the latest adumbration of absolute despair, afterwards video of a babyish actuality aerial over a bank at the airport and abhorrence scenes of bodies blind assimilate abandonment planes.

The United States, which has bags of troops aggravating to defended the airport, has set a borderline to complete the evacuations by August 31.

But there are up to 15,000 Americans and 50,000 to 60,000 Afghan allies who charge to be evacuated, according to the Biden administration.

Countless others abhorrence repression beneath the Taliban and are additionally aggravating to flee.

US President Joe Biden has declared the aborticide operations as "one of the largest, best difficult airlifts in history".

The bearings was added complicated on Saturday back the US government warned its citizens to break abroad from the airport because of "security threats".

No specific acumen was given, but a White House official after said Biden had been abreast on aegis threats, including from the Islamic State jihadist group.

EU adopted action arch Josep Borrell gave a austere appraisal of whether the airlift would succeed.

"They appetite to abandon 60,000 bodies amid now and the end of this month. It's mathematically impossible," he told AFP.

Borrell added that "we accept complained" to the Americans that their airport aegis was ever austere and arrest attempts by Afghans who formed for the Europeans to enter.

On Saturday, the Pentagon said 17,000 bodies had been taken out back the operation began on August 14, including 2,500 Americans.

Thousands added accept larboard on added adopted aggressive flights.

The Taliban accept been about agreeable with the US aggressive administering the airlift, while absorption on basic a government.

The group's co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar flew into Kabul and planned to accommodated jihadi leaders, elders and politicians in the advancing days, an official told AFP.

Among them are leaders of the Haqqani network, a US-designated agitator organisation with million-dollar bounties on its leadership.

The Taliban abashed the apple back they swept into Kabul aftermost week, catastrophe two decades of war, adverse about no action from government armament that had been accomplished and able by the US-led alliance.

However, there accept been back been flickers of attrition with some ex-government troops acquisition in the Panjshir Valley, arctic of Kabul, continued accepted as an anti-Taliban bastion.

One of the leaders of the movement, called the National Attrition Front, is the son of acclaimed anti-Taliban administrator Ahmad Shah Massoud.

The NRF is able for a "long-term conflict" but is additionally still gluttonous to accommodate with the Taliban about an across-the-board government, its agent Ali Maisam Nazary told AFP in an interview.

"The altitude for a accord accord with the Taliban is decentralisation, a arrangement that ensures amusing justice, equality, rights, and abandon for all."

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