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San Diego-area families able to escape Kabul, as bombing kills dozens


Last updated 9/2/2021 at 2:41pm

City News Service

Two more San Diego-area families that were trapped in the Kabul region of Afghanistan have successfully been evacuated from the country, a congressman said Friday, Aug. 27, while a Camp Pendleton Marine was identified as one of the casualties of a deadly suicide bombing attack.

“Amidst the heartbreak of yesterday and the chaos that has gripped Afghanistan for weeks, we continue to make extraordinary progress in bringing our people home,” Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Bonsall, said in a statement. “It is an honor to help rescue and reunite families and loved ones, but we stil...

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