Final UK evacuation flight for Afghan nationals has left Kabul airport

The Guardian reports that the final UK evacuation flight purely for Afghan nationals has left Kabul airport. Any further flights will also have UK diplomatic and military personnel onboard.

According to the British ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Laurie Bristow, since 13th of August the UK airlifted nearly 15,000 people to safety.

About 10,000 Afghan nationals who had worked for the UK forces and other organisations have been evacuated under the UK’s ARAP scheme but up to 1,100 eligible people were left behind according to defence secretary Ben Wallace.

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