WORLD Egypt brings home 43 of its citizens from Kabul

WORLD

Egypt brings home 43 of its citizens from Kabul

AP

08:47, August 24, 2021

In this image, evacuees load on to buses to be processed during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, August 22, 2021. (Photo: AFP)

Egyptian state media say the government has evacuated more than 40 of the country’s citizens from Afghanistan.

The official MENA news agency says a military plane carrying Egyptian citizens from Afghanistan landed in Cairo late Monday.

A local TV station showed footage for the returnees carrying Egyptian flags as they landed in an airport in Cairo. They were received by military and health officials.

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