The evacuation chaos that began with the capture of KABUL by the Taliban continues. Much has been said about the images of families giving their babies to foreign soldiers on barbed wire in desperation. Today, some of these babies leave their homeland, accompanied by soldiers, without their families.
Eyewitnesses say children have been found alone at the airport and on flights.
FLIGHT TO NORWAY
According to US CBS television reporters, there were many babies and children on the military plane, which took off from Kabul and went to Norway, without family members. It remains to be seen whether these children will be able to reunite with their families. In the photos of children traveling alone, the US State Department said it was trying to locate the families of each of them. “We have reunited many unaccompanied minors with their families and continue to work to reunite those who have been separated,” the statement said.
The US military has shared footage of a soldier looking after a baby during an evacuation at Kabul airport.
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Meanwhile, the Pentagon issued a statement regarding the dramatic moment a U.S. soldier leaned over barbed wire and grabbed a baby by the right arm. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, who said, “The parents told the soldiers the baby was sick, and they took the baby to care for him,” said “the child who received the necessary treatment was handed over to his father “at the Norwegian airport hospital. Defining these images as” a moment of mercy, “Sözcü pointed out that the child had not boarded the plane. Kirby said: “The boy has been reunited with his family, the soldiers did their best for that. Of course, we had the responsibility to return him to his family. However, I don’t know where his family is now or where he is. they are qualified to get a visa, ”he said.
This iconic photo, taken by an Afghan human rights activist, was a hot topic. The Pentagon has announced that the baby in the photo has been returned to its father. It is not known whether the two have left the country or not.