Taliban deadline for US to remove soldiers from Afghanistan expires on Tuesday – Prime Time Zone

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According to the latest updates from the Pentagon, there are still about 4,000 people waiting for the right time to leave the country.

EFE / EPA / STRINGER – 17/08/2021This weekend, the United States counterattacked the country with five rockets that intercepted car bombs.

The deadline given by Taliban for the withdrawal of American soldiers and civilians from the Afghanistan, until August 31, is leaving the USA on alert. The president Joe Biden it does not rule out the possibility of other terrorist attacks taking place. Withdrawal operations continue at full steam and, according to the latest updates from the Pentagon, there are still about 4,000 troops waiting for the right moment to leave Afghanistan. In recent weeks, at least 114,000 people have been evacuated from the country — with about 10,000 Americans living there. In the last 24 hours alone, 14,000 people have been hastily evacuated from Afghanistan, while the situation there remains very critical. This weekend, the United States counterattacked the country with five rockets that intercepted car bombs. There were several explosions, but no civilians were recorded.

*With information from correspondent Eliseu Caetano