US Marines honour the 11 Marines who were killed during operations in Afghanistan before being airlifted to the US on Monday. Photo: US Marines via Zuma Press / DPA
US Marines honour the 11 Marines who were killed during operations in Afghanistan before being airlifted to the US on Monday. Photo: US Marines via Zuma Press / DPA

Afghanistan: Last US troops leave Kabul in airlift, ending chaotic withdrawal and 20 years in country

  • Last military flight includes troops who had been helping with evacuations, as well as Ross Wilson, the chief US envoy to Kabul
  • More than 122,000 people have been flown out since August 14, the day before the Taliban regained control of the country

US Marines honour the 11 Marines who were killed during operations in Afghanistan before being airlifted to the US on Monday. Photo: US Marines via Zuma Press / DPA
US Marines honour the 11 Marines who were killed during operations in Afghanistan before being airlifted to the US on Monday. Photo: US Marines via Zuma Press / DPA
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