Baby handed over airport wall during Afghanistan withdrawal reunited with family

Sohail Ahmadi
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Baby Sohail Ahmadi, whose parents handed him to a member of the U.S. military during the chaos of last summer's evacuation from Afghanistan, was reunited with relatives in Kabul Saturday, Reuters reported.

Mirza Ali Ahmadi and his wife Suraya had passed their then-2-month-old son over the wall at Hamid Karzai International Airport on Aug. 19, fearing that the baby would be crushed by the surging crowd. Although the couple later gained access to the airport and were evacuated to the U.S. — Mirza had worked as a security guard at the American embassy — they were unable to locate their son.

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