U.S. House intel panel chair says Afghan evacuation not likely done by Aug. 31

Evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, speaking to reporters on Monday after a briefing by intelligence officials, said he thinks it is very unlikely the evacuation of Afghanistan will be completed by a Aug. 31 deadline.

"I think it's possible but I think it's very unlikely given the number of Americans who still need to be evacuated," Schiff said.

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle, Writing by Eric Beech)

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