- Things get complicated after the Taliban regime seizes Afghanistan’s presidential palace.
- Images that show people struggling to get on a military plane to flee that country are shared online.
- However, several of them ended up falling.
Shocking images of people falling from a plane in Afghanistan. After the Taliban regime took the presidential palace of Afghanistan, images that show people struggling to get on a military plane to flee that country were shared online, however, unfortunately, several of them ended up falling.
On journalist Morteza Kazemian’s Twitter account, a couple of videos were uploaded: in one of them, a military plane can be seen in mid-flight, but not even ten seconds pass before it is possible to see how two people, who were hanging from the aircraft, fall down to the ground.
People want to flee Afghanistan by military plane
In another material lasting a few seconds, which caused a great impact on social networks, it is observed how several people try to get on a military plane belonging to the United States, which is about to take off from an airport in Afghanistan.
While some achieve their mission, others are dedicated to running to one side of this aircraft. In the images, an exact number of people is not distinguished, but it is estimated that there are hundreds of them. Some preferred to smile at the camera.
Reactions on social networks
After Morteza Kazemian shared this couple of videos on his social networks, some of his followers reacted immediately and asked the following questions: “Did US military planes crash?” Is it the same plane? ” “Are you willing to risk your lives like this?”
For his part, another netizen commented the following: “Look what American irresponsibility has done. The United States had no need to invade, but took on the responsibility of leaving “while someone else said:” Sadly, this reminds those who jumped off the towers so as not to be burned alive. “
US sends another battalion to protect Kabul airport in Afghanistan
The United States is sending another battalion of about 1,000 to protect the evacuation at Kabul airport, after US soldiers there killed two armed individuals in the middle of a chaotic evacuation.
This was reported by Pentagon spokesman John Kirby in a briefing with reporters on Monday, according to information from the news agency The Associated Press. The images of people falling from a plane in Afghanistan are shocking.
Thousands of people hope to get out of Afghanistan
This move reflects the prevailing uncertainty as thousands of people are filling the airport in the hope of leaving the country before the Taliban take power. The speed with which the Taliban have seized Afghanistan has astonished Afghans and governments in the United States and around the world.
As mentioned above, the exact number of people shown in one of these videos who put their lives at risk to leave this country is not known (TO SEE THE VIDEOS WHERE PEOPLE TRYING TO FLEE CLICK HERE).
They compare the situation in Afghanistan with a zombie movie
Ever since these shocking images of people falling from a plane in Afghanistan while trying to flee this country went viral, “World War Z” has become a trend on Twitter, as many people noticed a similarity to this film starring actor Brad Pitt.
Released in 2013, this film became a success, and in one of its most remembered scenes, you can see how a horde of zombies begins to chase a plane that takes off from the airport in Jerusalem. The images in that film with what people live in Afghanistan are very similar. (TO WATCH THE VIDEO CLICK HERE).
“When reality surpasses fiction”
More people continued to find similarities with Brad Pitt’s film, World War Z, with what is lived in the Kabul airport in Afghanistan: “When reality is stranger than fiction”, “Kabul is like Jerusalem in World War Z and on top of it the plane has the date of the twin towers ”.
“Have you seen World War Z when you try to escape from the Israeli airport in the face of the threat of zombies? Well, it is the same, only this time they are not fleeing from zombies but from monsters called Taliban, a real horror what happens in Kabul “, you can read in another comment (TO SEE THE VIDEO CLICK HERE).
There is chaos in Afghanistan
Afghans rushed to the capital’s airport runway on Monday as thousands try to flee the country after the Taliban seized power with astonishing speed. Some clung to the side of a US military plane as it took off, in a video widely shared on social media that captured a sense of despair as America’s 20-year war came to a chaotic end.
The Taliban seized Kabul on Sunday after President Ashraf Ghani fled the country, marking the end of a costly two-decade campaign in which the United States and its allies sought to transform Afghanistan. The Afghan security forces, trained by the West, collapsed in a matter of days at the prospect of an insurgent offensive, even before the withdrawal of the last American soldiers.
Seven people have died
US military officials reported Monday that seven people have died amid the chaos in the Kabul airport evacuation, including some who fell from a US military plane taking off. A US military source reported that the head of the Central Command met in person with Taliban leaders to ask them not to interfere with the evacuation of the Kabul airport.
The meeting took place in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, said the official, who asked to remain anonymous. He added that the US commander, General Frank McKenzie, reached an agreement with the Taliban so that the militia would not prevent the evacuation. McKenzie, the insider said, warned that the United States is willing to use force to ensure a safe evacuation.
There is a tense calm in the capital of Afghanistan
Most of the people were hiding in their homes while the Taliban deployed fighters at major intersections. There were scattered reports of looting and armed men banging on doors. There was a tense calm in the capital of Afghanistan.
The streets were eerily quiet for a city of 5 million people that is generally crammed with traffic. Combatants could be seen searching vehicles in one of the main squares of the city.
The worst is expected
Many fear chaos, after the Taliban released thousands of prisoners and the police simply vanished, or a return to the type of brutal rule the Taliban imposed when they were last in power.
Residents rushed to Kabul International Airport, where the “civilian side” was closed until further notice, according to the Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority. The US military and other Western forces continued to organize evacuations (With information from AP). Filed Under: Shocking images of people falling from planes in Afghanistan.
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