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And reports of CAN SOF are out there now via officials speaking on background ...
- "Canadian special forces operating outside Kabul airport to help stranded evacuees: officials" (The Canadian Press)
- "Special forces working outside the wire to escort Canadians, Afghans onto flights to Canada: official" (CBC)
That said, RUS state media is reporting that the AFG civil aviation authority's calling the Kabul airport closed - here's the authority's FB post (posted last night) in Persian/Farsi. Google translation below... "In order to respond to questions about our efforts on the ground inside and outside of [Hamid Karzai International Airport], the CAF has made the decision to disclose that Canada's special operations forces have been and continue to work outside the confines of HKIA," a government official said on background.
"Members of Canada's special operations forces are working relentlessly to bring as many Canadian citizens and eligible Afghan nationals and their families through the security gates to waiting aircrafts," the official said during a briefing for journalists Monday ...
As you know, all flights at Hamid Karzai International Airport are suspended until further notice; Therefore, passengers and compatriots who intend to travel to the provinces or abroad from this airport are informed that until the beginning of the flights, you will not normally arrive at the airport to avoid congestion and misfortune. The Civil Aviation Authority is working on a regular procedure and is trying to start the process of resuming flights in the domestic and foreign sectors. It is worth mentioning that those who have documents for legal travel will be contacted by the relevant institutions to travel abroad.