Scotland’s papers: ‘Fury’ as US leaves Kabul and water scarcity fears

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image captionMany of the front pages focus on Afghanistan, as the final flights carrying US troops leave Kabul. The Metro says gunfire was heard across the Afghan capital as the US ended their 20-year presence in the country, with reports suggesting the shots were in celebration.
image captionThere is an atmosphere of “fury and fear”, according to the i, which says tens of thousands of people who worked for the West were left behind, despite evacuation efforts. Meanwhile, the US is considering drone strikes to destroy military hardware now in Taliban hands, the paper reports.
image captionThe UK could also launch air strikes in Afghanistan, according to The Telegraph, which says the RAF is prepared to target the Islamic State group in the country. The head of the RAF, Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston tells the paper the UK has to “play a global role in the global coalition to defeat Daesh, whether it strikes, or whether it’s moving troops or equipment into a particular country”.