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US completes Afghanistan withdrawal as final flight leaves Kabul

Pentagon announces completion of U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

The United States has completed the withdrawal of it forces from Afghanistan, the US military said, nearly twenty years after it invaded the country following the September 11, 2001 attacks on America.

Marine General Frank McKenzie, the head of the US Central Command, made the announcement at a Pentagon news briefing on Monday after the last troops sent to evacuate Americans and Afghans at risk following the Taliban’s return to power flew out of the capital Kabul.

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