US joins Australia and UK in advising against travel to airport
As many as 1,500 Americans remain in Afghanistan, Blinken says
Australia warns citizens against travelling to Kabul airport
Australia has joined the UK in warning citizens against travelling to Kabul airport, citing dangerous conditions there.The latest update to Australia’s travel advice, posted today, says:
The situation inremains highly volatile and dangerous.
Be aware of the potential for violence and security threats with large crowds. There’s an ongoing and very high threat of terrorist attack. Do not travel to Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport. If you’re in the area of the airport, move to a safe location and await further advice.”
Allied forces begin winding up evacuations
UK Foreign Office warns of “ongoing and high threat of terrorist attack”