At least 7 have been reported killed as Afghans, many US citizens struggled to flee the Taliban takeover and clung to departing US jets.
DISTURBING UNVERIFIED VIDEO
Horrifying footage posted to social media purportedly shows at least two people falling to their deaths as a US military aircraft takes off from Kabul International Airport. In the video, at least two objects can be seen plunging to the ground as the jet gains altitude.
The Tehran Times claimed that two people were killed after they tried to “hold on” to the plane during takeoff. Other sources suggested that in fact 3 people plummeted to their deaths. -RT
People seen holding on to a plane as it prepares to take off from Kabul Airport, where at least 3 people fell to their death pic.twitter.com/poJHpN1cDC— BNO News (@BNONews) August 16, 2021