Evacuation flights take off from Kabul . airport
Military planes took off from Kabul airport on Tuesday morning to evacuate diplomats and civilians from Afghanistan. This reports Reuters news agency based on a Western source at the airport.
The airport in the Afghan capital, which was overrun on Monday by thousands of people fleeing the country, has been cleared, the source said. U.S. forces, in charge of the airport, had suspended flights amid the chaos.