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27 Aug 2021

Afghanistan: Final evacuations to UK after deadly airport bombings

Terrified crowds are still massed at Kabul airport despite yesterday’s carnage, while Boris Johnson confirmed that two British adults and a teenager were among the dead.

The prime minister admitted he had a “great sense of regret” that there were still people trapped in Afghanistan with the UK’s evacuation effort due to end in a matter of hours.

Earlier, the defence secretary said up to 1,100 people who had worked alongside UK forces wouldn’t get out

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