The United Nations has warned that 500,000 Afghan refugees will be able to flee their poor homes under Taliban control by the end of this year.
The harsh message was issued before the August 31 deadline for all US troops to withdraw from Afghanistan, the date experts expect the country to fall into further tyranny.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees explained that the block is preparing for the worst-case scenario of “about 500,000 new refugees in the region,” as the potential humanitarian crisis progresses. I am reporting.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted that British troops felt “great regret” about hundreds of things that could not be evacuated from Kabul.
The news comes from the end of British evacuation efforts after the final flight as they left Kabul overnight as part of Operation Pitting.
Britain’s rush withdrawal plan means that 100 to 150 British and 1,000 Afghans are eligible to come to the country and will be left behind due to uncertain fate.
Afghanistan are lining up at the main gate of Kabul Airport, hoping to leave Kabul’s Afghanistan on Saturday. The last British flight with civilians departed last night.All subsequent British planes will carry military and diplomatic personnel
U.S.-equipped “special forces” units, Tullivan Badri fighters, are guarding while Afghanistan is waiting at the main gate of Kabul Airport.
Afghan refugees line up during evacuation at Kabul’s airport today before boarding one of the last Italian military aircraft, the C130J.
Seeing the Afghan catastrophe unfold, the UN specialized office for stateless and refugee resettlement across the block has hundreds of thousands of newly evacuated people soon landing in South Asia. I warned that it would come.
UNHCR estimates that in the “worst scenario”, up to 500,000 new refugees will be added to the region after a humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan.
The Defense Department confirmed on Saturday that the last rescue flight as part of the pitching operation had departed overnight.
All remaining RAF jets leaving Kabul carry military and diplomatic personnel.
Sir Laurie Bristow, the ambassador of Afghanistan in the United Kingdom, said: We will continue to do everything we can to help them.
“I have never forgotten the brave and decent people of Afghanistan. They deserve peace and security.”
Thousands of refugees are too afraid to go to the Taliban-protected airport or because of the constant threat of terrorism.
On Thursday, ISIS suicide bombers killed at least 170 people outside the walls of the airport, including 13 US soldiers, two British, and children of British citizens.
MoD said last night that 14,543 people have been withdrawn from Kabul since August 13, when Afghan and British people are mixed, with a focus on eliminating diplomats and service personnel.
About 8,000 of them were Afghanistan and their families under the Afghanistan Migration Assistance Policy (Arap) scheme, which supports the United Kingdom and applies to those at risk of persecution by the Taliban.
However, the announcement followed a warning that Britain was at risk of “the greatest hostage crisis in history” by leaving 1,000 Afghan allies to the mercy of the Taliban and Isis-K.
Taliban fighters defend the airport as desperate Afghans try to escape their brutal rule
British Army Members 16 Air Assault Brigade walks to the Air Terminal after disembarking the Royal Air Force Voyager aircraft at Brize Norton on Saturday
One of the rescuers was Penn Farsing, 57, a former Royal Marines converted animal rescuer, who may be the last British civilian to leave Kabul Airport.
According to Sky News, Mr. Farsing and the 180 cats and dogs he had housed in the capital of Afghanistan could be left on the tarmac to wait for charter planes to arrive from Karachi, Pakistan. rice field.
Polish aircraft will arrive in the capital of Afghanistan in the next few hours, but by that time all British, including British ambassador Sir Laurie Bristow, may have left.
Mr. Farsing flew from Kabul to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, then returned to the United Kingdom and gained a lot of fans by asking the government for clarification.
However, it was revealed that his animals were trapped today when he arrived in Britain, hitting a former soldier.
After the bombing, British troops were seen Thursday securing the border outside the Baron Hotel near the Monastery Gate in Kabul.
Dogs and cats face four-month quarantine in the kennel and cattery, at least until Christmas, officials said.
While Boris Johnson appeared to have swiped Joe Biden, the government faced steady criticism of its unplanned extraction program, and the timing of the withdrawal was “this country would have chosen. It wasn’t the timing. ”
Shadow Defense Minister John Healy said: We promised to protect, but left behind.
“And I know that especially those troops feel our failure to this because the country is a betrayal of many who have endangered their lives to work with us. ..
“And I think the important thing now is that we might give up the airport, but we give up the people of Afghanistan and fight to protect the interests they, the army, diplomats and aid workers have been working hard on. Can’t be 20 years to win in Afghanistan.
Pen Farthing, 57, talked about how his employees were stopped at Kabul Airport from crossing the Taliban to the United Kingdom.
His desperate comment was in contrast to his wife, who spoke last night about her joy that her husband and furry friend were on their way home.
That’s because the U.S. military said it used a drone strike to kill members of the so-called Islamic State group’s Afghan affiliates (pictured yesterday at Kabul Airport).
International anger has risen over US President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw troops from the country, leading to the Taliban’s super-fast takeover of Afghanistan, leading to desperate evacuation and foreigners gaining citizens. Given the August 31 deadline for out.
It comes as the US military said it used a drone attack to kill members of the so-called Islamic State group’s Afghan affiliates.
The strike took place in what the White House called a sign that Isis-K was planning a strike again as the US-led evacuation from Kabul Airport moved to the final day.
A devastating suicide bomber alleged by the group killed 170 Afghans and 13 American soldiers at the airport on Thursday.
Ministers are ready to “take action” to deal with the threat of terrorism as the death toll continues to rise after the suicide bombing, which has shown the largest single loss of US troops in Afghanistan for 10 years. He said he was.
Foreign Minister Dominic Raab confirmed the deaths of two British adults and the injuries of two others. It is understood that the deceased child was a teenager.
Rab said: “These are innocent people, and it is a tragedy that they were killed by timid terrorists when they tried to safely take their loved ones in Britain.
“Yesterday’s sneaky attacks highlight the dangers facing Afghan people and why we are doing everything we can to get rid of them. We are their family. Provides consular support to.
“We never turn our backs on those who look at us when they need it, and we never give in to terrorists.”
The United Nations warns that up to 500,000 new refugees may be evacuated in Asia after the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan
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