Falling apart - Kabul

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From the US Embassy in Kabul:

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan
Location: Kabul
Event: The security situation in Kabul is changing quickly including at the airport. There are reports of the airport taking fire; therefore we are instructing U.S. citizens to shelter in place.

U.S. citizens wanting assistance in departing the country should register for any option that might be identified to return to the United States, and must complete this Repatriation Assistance Request for each traveler in their group. Spouses and minor children of U.S. citizens in Afghanistan who are awaiting immigrant visas should also complete this form if they wish to depart. Please do so as soon as possible. You must complete this form even if you’ve previously submitted your information to the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. Do not call the U.S. Embassy in Kabul for details or updates about the flight. This form is the only way to communicate interest in flight options.

So yeah - that is assuming that people living in the city have electricity and broadband. They need to bring in all of the C-5's, C-17's and C-141's they can shake loose and get those people airlifted the Hell out of there. This is not the time to be sheltering in place.  This is the time to be getting your asses out of there.

I took a screen-cap of this page as it is not going to be up much longer.

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