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Afghanistan turmoil

Steps away from freedom, a family's tale of terror at Kabul airport

'Bodies and severed limbs everywhere,' ex-official describes bomb scene

NEW DELHI -- The aftermath of the deadly blasts outside Kabul airport was "like a horror movie," according to one person who saw it and survived.

"There were dead bodies and severed limbs everywhere," said the witness, a senior official for the former Afghan government who asked not to be named for security reasons. "People were crying, looking for lost family members, screaming for help, stepping over one another."

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