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Irish Citizens May Struggle To Get Out Of Afghanistan If Deadline Is Missed

That's according to one security expert in the midlands.

A security expert says any Irish citizen who has yet to make it to Kabul Airport is unlikely to get out of Afghanistan by the August 31st deadline.

That's the date when US President Joe Biden has committed to withdrawing American troops.

More than 10,000 people are waiting at Kabul airport, desperate to leave following the Taliban takeover.

36 Irish citizens are still in the country, with Army Rangers trying to get them flights out.

Security and Defence Analyst, Mullingar, Declan Power, says it's likely contingency plans are being made incase they can't be evacuated in time:

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