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Death toll at Kabul airport chaos grows to 20 — NATO official

A panicked crush of people trying to enter Kabul’s international airport has killed seven Afghan civilians in the crowds, the British military says, showing the danger still posed to those trying to flee the Taliban’s takeover of the country.

At least 20 people have been killed at the airport in the past week, a NATO official says.

“The crisis outside the Kabul airport is unfortunate. Our focus is to evacuate all foreigners as soon as we can,” the anonymous NATO official tells the Guardian.

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