Taliban take over Kabul airport and declare victory after final US troops quit country
Senior Taliban figures and soldiers took over Kabul airport today (August 31) after the final US forces quit the country after 20 years.
Footage showed jubilant Taliban leaders striding onto the tarmac of the airport as soldiers in US-made military gear posed for the cameras.
One vehicle at the airport showed signs of a firefight with at least one bullet hole in a window.
Several other vehicles lay overturned.