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Horrifying audio of distant gunshots appears to confirm reports of "house-to-house executions" as the Taliban asserts control of Kabul and Afghanistan after the U. S. military's departure on Monday evening.
An Afghan man who worked with Americans on the ground provided Fox News with the chilling audio featuring distant gunshots.
"I think there's a conflict between the Taliban, I have no idea where I'm located. From everywhere I hear the sounds of shooting, gunfire. I have no idea how to leave," the Afghan man said in the audio clip, recorded around the time the final U. S. plane left Kabul.
Distant gunshots rang in the background in the audio clip.
Taliban militants were carrying out "house-to-house executions in Kabul" after the U. S. departure, a senior U.S. source told Fox News Investigative journalist Lara Logan.
President Biden did not deny a Politico report, confirmed by Fox News, that U. S. officials in Kabul gave the Taliban a list of American citizens, green card holders, and Afghan allies in an effort to grant them entry to the airport which resulted in outrage from military officials behind the scenes. The president said "there may have been" such a list. "Basically, they just put all those Afghans on a kill list," one defense official told Politico.
Hours after the departure of U. S. troops, the official Taliban Twitter account celebrated the withdrawal.
"The last American soldier left Kabul airport at 9pm Afghan time tonight and our country gained full independence. Thank God and blessings," the Taliban account tweeted.
Retired Army Maj. Gen. Vincent Boles told Fox News that the Taliban should not get too comfortable.
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