Afghan youth soccer player died from US aircraft at Kabul airport

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Zaki Anwari, a national youth team soccer player, died after he fell off a USAF Boeing C-17 on Monday. His death was later confirmed by the General Directorate for Sport.

Anwari, who was 19 years old, was reportedly trying to hold onto the outside part of the American military aircraft. On Wednesday, the U.S. Air Force said that it was reviewing what happened when civilians swarmed the airplane before it eventually took off from Hamid Karzai International Airport.

The Department of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations released a statement regarding the incident. It said that they would review all available information pertaining to the C-17 aircraft and the death of Afghan civilians.
At least five people were reportedly killed during the chaos in Afghanistan.

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