FRANCE 24 in Afghanistan: Afghans race to flee Taliban as deadline looms
Afghans on Wednesday faced an increasingly desperate race to escape life under the Taliban after President Joe Biden confirmed US-led evacuations will end next week. More than 80,000 people have been evacuated since August 14, but huge crowds remain outside Kabul airport hoping to flee the threat of reprisals and repression in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. FRANCE 24's Senior Reporter Catherine Norris-Trent is one of the very few Western reporters currently in #Afghanistan. She reports on the situation in Kabul and near the airport.