FRANCE 24 in Kabul: Thousands still outside airport hoping to be evacuated
With thousands of desperate Afghans and foreigners crowding into Kabul's airport in the hope of fleeing Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers, pressure grew on US President Joe Biden on Monday to extend the deadline for the evacuation operation. That concern was underlined on Monday morning when a firefight erupted at the airport on Monday between Afghan guards and unidentified gunmen. German and US forces were also involved, the Germany military said. FRANCE 24's Senior Reporter Catherine Norris-Trent reports from Kabul airport.