An American citizen trapped in Kabul is pleading with President Biden to save the thousands of desperate Afghans who helped the United States during the decades-long war because they are now in danger of being killed by the Taliban.
Aaron, who did not give his last name, told Fox News Fox and friend On Wednesday morning, he repeatedly flew to Kabul’s Hamid Karzai Airport, where 4,500 US troops were helping evacuate Americans but failing to get through the crowd.
He said 80 percent of those who gathered at the airport had paperwork proving that they had helped the United States during the war – and that they were asking Biden to come forward and help them. Do
Haroon said the Taliban were close by and saw people waving their papers at US troops.
He has not yet shown his US passport to anyone at the airport.
The Taliban see them every day with their paperwork. When they leave (America), they can evict them one by one and kill them.
We all know what will happen when the United States withdraws from Afghanistan.
In a direct appeal to the US president, Aaron said: “My message to Biden: help him.”
“Please, take them all out. Don’t leave them,” he added.
They helped you, they helped America. This is what my family has done. Mr. Biden, please help all the Afghans who supported you, who helped you.
Aaron said he only went to Afghanistan in June to help care for his ailing father, who has spent nine years working with the United States in the security sector.
After the Taliban took control of Kabul on Sunday night, Haroon said he went to the US embassy for help but it was already closed.
Aaron said he was desperately trying to get his family out and admitted he was risking his life.
“I want the world to hear my voice. We need immediate help.”
Her condition is similar to that of New York resident Fazia Nemati, who went to Kabul last month with her mother and child to visit her brother.
“I’m, myself, stuck here. I’m an American citizen, I can’t even get out, my kids are here. Nemti told WRBG.
“As I’m talking to you, my body is just trembling and it looks like I’m in a panic.”
She has also been trying to get back and forth at the airport.
A Colorado father, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Fox 31 that his wife and children are currently trapped in Kabul. Sunday’s flight was canceled.
“My wife and daughters are still hiding in a house in Kabul,” he said. “I think it’s chaos. Many lives are in danger. “
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Wednesday that only 2,000 people, including 325 Americans, had been evacuated from Afghanistan on 18 flights.
This is significantly less than the 5,000 to 9,000 people in the United States who aim to travel 10,000 to 60,000 or more lands daily with an estimate of Americans and allies.
Kirby admitted he did not know how many Americans were trapped there.
He added that US troops were forced to fire warning shots to control the crowd that had gathered at the airport on Wednesday.
It comes as Videos circulating on social media Scenes of chaos at the airport have been captured as US troops continue to withdraw.
In a video.A young woman cried as she approached the American soldiers on the other side of the fence covered with weeping wire. Another show. Hundreds of people were holding papers as they approached the soldiers.
Additional U.S. troops were sent there on Monday to secure the area and rescue Americans who are still trying to evacuate after thousands of Afghans attacked Tarmak and boarded U.S. military planes. Are
The airport is the last in Afghanistan to be guarded by the US military.