Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – A member of the Afghan youth football team was killed when a U.S. military plane crashed as it departed from Kabul airport after Taliban control of Afghanistan, local news reports said.
Afghanistan’s Haryana news agency on Thursday confirmed that the director of the Afghan Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, Jackie Anori, a 19 – year – old member of the national youth football team, had been forced to flee the country by boarding a U.S. military plane.
Although it is not yet clear how the player died, the company said through its Twitter account that he “fell and died”, citing the Directorate General of Sports in Afghanistan.
In a related context, the Afghan “Lions of Corrosion” club, on its official Facebook page, said that the Afghanistan national team player was one of the victims of the accident.
Anwari “went to America and tried to find a better future. He rode on the wheels of an American plane, he fell to the ground while flying with many of his comrades. Let him rest” and his memory will be. “
The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFPro), based in the Netherlands, mourned the death of the Afghanistan national team player.
We extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and team of young Afghan national team footballer Zaki Anwari who allegedly fell from a US plane at Kabul airport on Monday. https://t.co/2DgulUw1HD
Video footage showed at least two people falling from a U.S. military C-17 plane in mid-air.
On Tuesday, several people announced an investigation following the discovery of human remains on the plane’s wheelbarrow as the U.S. military departed from Kabul airport.
He added that the wreckage was found after the plane landed at the Al Udeid air base in Qatar. He continued, “The aircraft is currently collecting body parts and being given time to inspect the aircraft before returning to air condition.”
Hundreds of Afghans broke the perimeter of the plane and tried to hang on to it as the security situation at the airport deteriorated and they decided to take off.
A video clip of Afghans running with the plane spread, and a video clip appeared of Afghan civilians falling into the air from the side of the plane.
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