Kabul Airport Explosion has stunned the world. This is the first destructing suicide attack in Kabul after the US troops withdrawal that killed people and created fear in the troubled Afghanistan. According to US top officials, the attack appears To Be Suicide Attack -Two U.S. soldiers were among those killed.
Citing initial reports from Kabul, the explosion outside Kabul’s airport amid a huge evacuation effort from Afghanistan appeared to be caused by a suicide bomb, U.S. officials said on Thursday.
Kabul Suicide Attack is worrying the world – Biden says we will pin down those responsible
Two U.S. officials said it appeared to be a suicide bombing.
A massive airlift of foreign nationals and their families as well as some Afghans has been under way since the day before Taliban forces captured Kabul on Aug. 15, capping a swift advance across the country as U.S. and allied troops withdrew.
We went to Afghanistan almost 20 years ago with clear goals: get those who attacked us on September 11, 2001—and make sure al Qaeda could not use Afghanistan as a base from which to attack us again.
We did that—a decade ago.
Our mission was never supposed to be nation building. President Biden had tweeted earlier.
President Joe Biden has been briefed on the explosion, according to a White House official. Biden was in a meeting with security officials about the situation in Afghanistan, where the United States is in the final steps of ending its 20-year war, when the explosion was first reported, according to a person familiar with the matter.
The United States has been racing to carry out the airlift before its military is set to fully withdraw from the country on Aug. 31.