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Evacuation missions pick up speed, but death, chaos reign in Kabul

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Seven Afghan civilians have died in the chaos at Kabul’s airport, according to the British Defence Ministry on Sunday, as tens of thousands of people attempt to flee the country following the Taliban’s takeover. “Conditions on the ground remain extremely challenging, but we are doing everything we can to manage the situation as safely and securely as possible,” a ministry spokesperson said in a statement. Among the dead outside the airport was a 2-year-old girl, according to a New York Times report. The daughter of an Afghan translator who reportedly worked for a US company in Kabul was trampl…

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