of Afghanistan Bagram Air Base There was loot as soon as the last contingent of American soldiers left. The US abruptly evacuated Afghanistan’s largest air base without informing the local administration. After which the local people reached here to loot the goods. People did not even spare the pieces of iron and plastic. Later, when the local administration came to know about this, the Afghan security forces captured the airbase.
This base was under US control since 2001.
Bagram Air Force Base was under US control since 2001. US Navy SEAL commandos took training at Bagram Airbase to kill Osama bin Laden hiding in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Later these commandos left from Jalalabad Air Base. The base also housed the office of the commander who commanded the air operations in Afghanistan. This airfield was built by the Soviet Union in the 1950s. When the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979, this base became its main base.
America paid the price for the Afghan war
American soldiers arrived in Afghanistan 20 years ago today to avenge the horrific terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. This is America’s longest running conflict. In the Afghanistan war from 2001 to 2021, 2312 US soldiers have died. Not only this, America has also had to spend a huge amount of $ 816 billion for this war.
Several robbers arrested, airbase captured by Afghan forces
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby confirmed that the US has handed over control of Bagram Air Base to Afghan forces. At the same time, Afghanistan’s district administrator for Bagram, Darvesh Roufi, said that the Bagram Air Base has seen looting after American soldiers handed it over to Afghan forces. He said dozens of robbers broke into the base early Friday, shortly after the Americans left. They stormed through unsafe gates, ransacked several buildings and fled. Later, many robbers were also arrested in the police action.
America vacated the base without informing
Darvesh Roufi also said that many robbers and infiltrators have been caught. The rest have been driven off the base. Action is also being taken to catch the torso of the people who escaped with the goods. He alleged that unfortunately the Americans left without any coordination with the authorities of the Bagram district or the governor’s office. At present, Bagram Air Base is under the control of Afghan security forces from both inside and outside.