Over 400 US Troops Departed Kabul Ahead of Withdrawal Deadline

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FILED - US soldiers prepare to depart from Kunduz, Afghanistan, by helicopter in 2017. President Joe Biden wants to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a senior administration official said on Tuesday. Photo: Brian Harris/Planet Pix/ZUMA/dpa
FILED - US soldiers prepare to depart from Kunduz, Afghanistan, by helicopter in 2017. President Joe Biden wants to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a senior administration official said on Tuesday. Photo: Brian Harris/Planet Pix/ZUMA/dpa

More than 400 US troops have departed Kabul, Afghanistan, ahead of the August 31 withdrawal deadline, Fox News reported on Wednesday.

Some 10,000 people remain inside the Kabul airport awaiting to be evacuated, the report said citing US officials.

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