2021-09-13

The first foreign commercial flight landed in Kabul after the Taliban took over, with about 10 people on board

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China News Service, September 13th. According to Agence France-Presse, a passenger plane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) landed at Kabul Airport on the 13th local time. This was taken over by the Taliban in Afghanistan on August 15th. The first international commercial flight to land since Kabul.

The first foreign commercial flight landed in Kabul after the Taliban took over, with about 10 people on board

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p > On August 31, local time, after all U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan, the Afghan Taliban Badri Special Forces stood guard at Kabul Airport.

According to reports, an Agence France-Presse reporter said that there were about 10 people on the plane, “maybe there are more staff than passengers.”

A spokesperson once said that the company hopes to resume normal business services, but it is too early to talk about the frequency of flights between the two places.

Previously, a large number of personnel, including the US military, foreign embassy personnel in Afghanistan, and Afghans working for foreign governments, were evacuated from Afghanistan in chaos. Kabul Airport was severely damaged. With technical assistance from Qatar and other countries, the Afghan Taliban have been working hard to restore operations.

Last week, several charter flights operated by Qatar Airways took off from Kabul. Most of the passengers were foreigners and Afghans who missed the evacuation. In addition, an Afghan airline resumed domestic flights on September 3.