In firsthand accounts, Afghan civilians and U.S. Marines describe the chaos and desperation outside Kabul's airport. The evacuation was marred by missteps, violence, and tragedy. Then a suicide bombing ripped through the crowd, killing and injuring hundreds. A bombing U.S. officials knew was coming. By: Brian J. Conley,
Reporting by Abdul Ahad Poya, Nazar Mohammad Razmal Zaman, Abdul Karim Azim, and Mirzahussain Sadid, Written by Mohammad Jawad Alizada, and edited by Brian J. Conley KABUL – Cases of violence against journalists in Afghanistan have more than doubled since the Taliban victory last August, an annual report by Afghan media
By: Brian J. Conley, Mohammad J. Alizada, Samira Nuhzat, Abdul Ahad Poya and Mirzahussain Sadid, Alive in Afghanistan, Joshua Kaplan and Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica, and Lynzy Billing, for ProPublica Paths left unsecured by U.S. military sped the evacuation of American citizens and Afghan allies. The attack killed 13 U.
by Brian J. Conley and Mohammad J. Alizada, Alive in Afghanistan, and Joshua Kaplan [https://www.propublica.org/people/joshua-kaplan] and Joaquin Sapien [https://www.propublica.org/people/joaquin-sapien], ProPublica [https://www.propublica.org/] This article was co-published with ProPublica [https://www.propublica.org/article/report-u-s-marines-returned-fire-after-suicide-bombing-but-no-enemies-were-shooting-at-them] , a nonprofit newsroom that