OREANDA-NEWS. Unknown People Fired at Afghan Soldiers at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. This was announced on Monday, August 23, on Twitter-account of the joint operational command of the Bundeswehr forces.

The incident occurred at 04:13 am (Moscow time) in the northern part of the air harbor. As a result, one of the representatives of the Afghan security forces was killed and three others were wounded. American and German forces were involved in the further development of the incident. None of the Bundeswehr soldiers were injured.

A NATO official said earlier that at least 20 people had been killed at the Kabul airport and its surroundings over the past seven days. According to eyewitnesses, some were shot, others died in a stampede, the AFP news agency reported.

Earlier, the terrorist movement «Taliban» captured all major cities of Afghanistan, including Kabul. In this regard, the United States and other countries were forced to step up the evacuation of their citizens. The airport itself is under the protection of the US military and their allies.