A NZ Herald article.
Coded messages, satellite images, desperate hordes, a rising terror threat, and rapidly closing evacuation window. Herald senior journalist Kurt Bayer reveals the extraordinary inner-workings of New Zealand’s mercy mission to Kabul, described as a ‘digital Dunkirk’.
They were in the wrong location.
A photo dropped into the group chat on an encrypted instant messaging service.
It showed a litter-strewn path running alongside a prison-style razor wire fence, where hundreds of Afghans were crammed.