According to sources provided to the agency by the Italian Ministry of Defense, an Italian military plane was hit on Thursday while taking off from Kabul Airport. Reuters.
The same source said that despite the accident, the aircraft was not damaged.
An Italian journalist traveling on a flight pointed out Sky 24 TG That The plane is carrying at least 100 Afghan civilians A few minutes after taking off, he was immersed in a burst of gunfire.
As we said in EL ESPAÑOL The “high risk” of suicide attacks In recent days, the number of people at Hamid Karzai Airport has doubled, like The tension has increased significantly On both sides of the access door.
The growing sense of threat has changed the way rescue missions operate.Currently The airport wall is no longer the main line of defenseVarious sources reported that the route had been delayed by tens of meters due to fear of suicide attacks at the entrance.
In addition, soldiers of any nationality came out of these barriers with throwers, and the possibility of further intrusion into the interior was almost completely eliminated.
The fear of attack is so high that A400 aircraft of the Spanish Air Force They didn’t even stop the engine when they landed in KabulThe possibility of a single suicide bomber or a more coordinated attack in the cargo area at any time causes the Spanish plane to land, head to the designated area, load the scheduled evacuation, and immediately take off back to Dubai in the shortest possible time.
Ludivin DedongdeThe Belgian Defense Minister promised in several interviews with his own media that the United States has asked the allies to speed up their evacuation flights in order to complete the evacuation mission “as soon as possible.” “We currently have August 27, but this may change”, Already pointed out bed Specify that this deadline is the same for all countries.