Rockets fired at Kabul airport as U.S. troops race to complete evacuation

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U.S. anti-missile defences intercepted as many as five rockets that were fired at  Kabul ‘s airport early on Monday morning, a U.S. official said, as the United States rushed to complete its withdrawal from Afghanistan to end its longest war.

U.S. and allied forces are hurrying to evacuate their remaining citizens and at-risk Afghans before completing their own withdrawal by Tuesday to meet a deadline agreed between the Taliban and Washington.

The mission became more urgent and dangerous after an Islamic State suicide bomb attack on Thursday killed 13 U.S. military personnel and scores of...


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Rockets fired at Kabul airport as U.S. troops race to complete evacuation


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