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4,500 U.S. troops at Kabul airport: Official

Kabul Afghanistan
People climb a barbed wire wall to enter the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan August 16, 2021, in this still image taken from a video.
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The number of U.S. troops at Kabul’s international airport reached about 4,500 on Wednesday, a U.S. official said.

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that the number is set to hit 6,000 in the coming days.

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