A gunfight between US Forces and the Taliban broke out overnight resulting in the death of one Afghan Army soldier.

This is certain to dramatically escalate tensions between allied forces and the terrorists who now control Afghanistan.

Via the New York Post:

A deadly gunfight broke out at Afghanistan’s main airport early Monday, with an Afghan guard killed and several others injured as US and German soldiers exchanged fire with unidentified gunmen, officials said.

The latest fatality at the troubled airport came just before 4:15 a.m. as Afghan security forces helping secure the base exchanged fire with the unidentified attackers, the German military said on Twitter.

CNN reported that a sniper outside the airport had fired at Afghan guards inside, who then returned fire.

Sources told the outlet that in the confusion, US soldiers may have also shot at the Afghan soldiers — who are there to help the desperate scramble of thousands trying to flee Taliban rule — after the Afghans returned fire.

German and American troops “participated in further exchange of fire,” the German army said in a statement.

German officials initially said that one member of the Afghan security forces was killed and three others were wounded.

We can expect more gunfights just like this, or worse is the hours and days ahead as the tensions between the Taliban and American forces increases.

It may only be a day or two before full-fledged conflict and hostage taking begins in my opinion.

Meanwhile the struggle at the airport continues as British forces work to extract their citizens and help our Afghan allies:

Too bad that American forces are not being allowed to go out into the country and extract our citizens similar to what the French and British are doing.

The Biden administration announced this morning that US Forces may stay beyond August 31st, which as you might suspect was not well received by the Taliban:

The evacuations continue, but there is still a long way to go.

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