WA few days before the final withdrawal of their soldiers from Afghanistan, the killers gave the US armed forces worst losses Added for ten years. in a two enormous Explosions at Kabul airport 13 American soldiers and at least 95 civilians killing. Previously, Afghan and US officials spoke of killing 13 US soldiers and killing at least 60 Afghans. A branch of the jihadist militia claimed responsibility for the attack Islamic country (He is). US President Joe Biden declared revenge.
It ended almost at the same time as the double attack Armed forces they evacuation flights All German forces were expelled from the country. The departure of the last German plane came immediately after the explosions. According to Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, 5,347 people from at least 45 countries were evacuated within eleven days, including about 500 Germans. Italy, Spain and the Netherlands have also ended evacuation flights. France flies people for the last time on Friday morning at the latest.
At the time of the bombings, thousands of people were waiting in front of Kabul airport for a seat on one of the last western evacuation planes. The US Army secures the airport grounds and access gates with 5,800 troops. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said, Thursday, that according to previous information, Germans were not among the victims.
The US Department of Defense announced that an attack took place in front of the entrance to Abbey Gate Airport, and another at the nearby Baron Hotel. 18 US soldiers were wounded.
ISIS reported attacking it Propaganda Splashruhr Deeps, a fighter from ISIS’s regional branch in Khorasan (ISK) has overcome all security barriers and American soldiers can approach “no more than five metres”. Then he let his explosive belt explode.
The commander of US Central Command, General Kenneth McKenzie, said soldiers had no choice but to approach people to check their papers and look for dangerous objects before they were allowed to enter the runway. “We can’t do that from a distance,” McKenzie said.
to me United States of America Is this the worst attack more than . ago ten Years. On August 6, 2011, a Chinook helicopter was shot down in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. 30 US military personnel were killed in the process. During two decades of operations in Afghanistan, 1,909 American soldiers were killed in the attacks.
our president Joe Biden Revenge was announced for those responsible for the attacks in Kabul. “We do not forgive. We will not forget,” Biden said at the White House. “We will hunt you down and make you pay for it.”
The White House ordered American flags to be flown in the presidential seat and on all public buildings and military bases. A meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has been rescheduled to Friday at 11:30 a.m. (5:30 p.m. CET).
Merkel: “A utterly despicable attack”
Advisor Angela Merkel (CDU) said the incident was “a very despicable attack in a very tense situation”. Merkel condemned the violence at Kabul airport, where thousands of people seeking “security and freedom” had hoped for one of the last evacuation flights. The chancellor canceled a trip to Israel scheduled for the weekend.
The United States and other Western countries recently issued urgent warnings of attacks on Kabul airport. A large-scale evacuation from the airport has been underway for days to bring foreigners and vulnerable Afghans to safety by air after the Taliban came to power. So far, according to US data, more than 100,000 people have managed to leave the country in this way.
Taliban condemns attack
The Taliban condemned the attacks. “The Islamic Emirate strongly condemns the bomb attack on civilians at Kabul airport,” a Taliban spokesman said on Twitter.
US General McKenzie said: “We expect these attacks to continue.” The United Nations announced a Security Council meeting on the Afghanistan crisis on Monday.