Last U.S. soldiers leave Afghanistan
Taliban militants fired their rifles into the sky above Kabul on Monday in celebration of the final U.S. military planes departing the airport. Earlier on Monday, ISIS militants fired a volley of rockets at the Kabul airport. The Pentagon said anti-rocket defense systems took out the rockets before they struck the airport, but some of the rockets landed across town, reportedly striking residential apartment blocks.
Did we get everyone out? White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that officials aren’t yet sure how many Americans were left behind. But House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said the exact number hardly matters: “They’re making a conscious decision that they’re leaving Americans behind. Why would you do that?”
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