Final British troops leave Afghanistan to end 20-year campaign

Last civilian flight left earlier, with 14,000 people evacuated from Afghanistan in past fortnight

The final UK flight carrying troops and diplomatic personnel has left Kabul airport, bringing to an end Britain’s 20-year campaign in Afghanistan.

The last evacuation flight left earlier on Saturday. About 14,000 people were airlifted out of Afghanistan by British forces in less than two weeks, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.

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