epa09425835 People line up to board a military aircraft as they are evacuated at Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, 23 August 2021. An Afghan policeman was killed on 23 August in a gun battle between security forces and unknown attackers at the North Gate of the Kabul airport, the German military said, amid ongoing chaos at the airport as thousands try to flee Taliban rule.  EPA/STRINGER BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE