SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Sacramento family, including a parent and her 4 children, were desperately pleading for assistance to get retired of Afghanistan. They person been stuck successful Kabul since the Taliban takeover.
The household asked not to beryllium identified due to the fact that they fearfulness what the Taliban could do.
“Can you assistance us?” the parent asked.
Her children are ages 7 to 14.
The youngest could beryllium seen laying connected the ground, covered successful a broad trying to sleep.
“See? It’s each implicit dust? Just a blanket, to slumber connected that,” a relative of the household said.
Scenes of chaos person been playing retired astatine the Kabul airdrome since the Taliban takeover.
The begetter successful the household is simply a erstwhile equipped defender astatine the US Embassy successful Afghanistan, and helium was capable to marque it location to Sacramento by getting connected 1 of the archetypal flights out.
A spokesperson for the Sacramento Valley non-profit Council connected American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said the concern is evolving rapidly.
“A batch of radical are being asked to scope retired to their elected subordinate of Congress, their legislature typical successful bid to pass them astir their household backmost home,” CAIR’s Oussama Mokeddem said.
During the video telephone with the Sacramento family, gunshots were fired astatine the airdrome gate. A relative said the shots were fired arsenic a deterrent by Afghanistan Armed Forces.
“They are not allowing radical to travel adjacent up to the gates,” the relative said.
The chaotic country astatine the Kabul airdrome is keeping a Sacramento parent and her children stuck successful the mediate of this planetary humanitarian crisis.
Late Monday night, we reached retired to Congressman Ami Bera’s bureau to link them with this family. We volition update you connected however that helps.
Meanwhile, this household volition proceed going to the airdrome each night. They accidental they consciousness the airdrome is safer astatine nighttime than during the day.