Greater than 100 Afghans from music college flown out of nation

BEIRUT (AP) — Greater than 100 college students, alumni and college members of the Afghanistan Nationwide Institute of Music have been flown out of Kabul on their approach to Portugal, the place the federal government has agreed to grant them asylum, the institute’s director stated Monday.

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They have been on board a flight carrying 235 folks out of Kabul’s worldwide airport to Qatar on Sunday. It was the biggest airlift of Afghan nationals since Taliban fighters seized Afghanistan in mid-August, two weeks earlier than the U.S. and NATO withdrew their forces from the nation

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