Get Breaking & Exclusive News Headlines

Afghan girl seen in viral photo skipping on airport tarmac after arriving in Brussels following evacuation

3

[ad_1]

A transferring photo of a younger Afghan girl skipping on the tarmac of a Belgian airport after being evacuated from her war-torn native nation has gone viral. 

The image was taken at Melsbroek navy airport close to Brussels on Wednesday. 

A moving photo of a young Afghan girl skipping on the tarmac of a Belgian airport after being evacuated from her war-torn native country has gone viral. 

A transferring photo of a younger Afghan girl skipping on the tarmac of a Belgian airport after being evacuated from her war-torn native nation has gone viral. 
(REUTERS/Johanna Geron)

“This is what happens when you protect refugees,” wrote former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, considered one of many who shared the photo, on Twitter. “Welcome to Belgium, little girl!” 

The girl and her household have been amongst a gaggle of about 1,400 individuals who Belgium evacuated from Kabul following the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and subsequent takeover by the Taliban. 

People who have been evacuated from Afghanistan arrive at Melsbroek military airport after Taliban insurgents entered Afghanistan's capital Kabul, Melsbroek, Belgium, August 25, 2021.

People who’ve been evacuated from Afghanistan arrive at Melsbroek navy airport after Taliban insurgents entered Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, Melsbroek, Belgium, August 25, 2021.
(REUTERS/Johanna Geron)

AMERICANS WILL LIKELY BE LEFT BEHIND AFTER DEADLY BLASTS RAVAGE KABUL, SOURCE SAYS

Belgium suspended evacuations after intelligence sources warned of an imminent terrorist assault at Kabul’s airport. 

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

Those warnings got here to cross on Thursday after a suicide bomb went off exterior the Abbey Gate at Kabul’s airport, killing at the very least 60 Afghans and 12 U.S. service members. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report

[ad_2]
(THIS STORY HAS NOT BEEN EDITED BY INDIA07 TEAM AND IS AUTO-GENERATED FROM A SYNDICATED FEED.)

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More