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About 12,500 people evacuated from Afghanistan on Thursday, White House says

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About 12,500 people evacuated from Afghanistan on Thursday, White House says
About 12,500 people evacuated from Afghanistan on Thursday, White House says   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

WASHINGTON – About 12,500 people were evacuated from Afghanistan on Thursday, raising the total evacuees since the Taliban took over on Aug. 14 to about 105,000, the White House said on Friday.

About 5,000 of those were evacuated on Thursday evening, according to the White House tallies.