It was learned that the US is on the alert for more ISIS attacks after 85 people lost their lives in the massacre at the Kabul airport. Another suicide attack and hundreds of deaths in Afghanistan.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Two self destruction aircraft and shooters assaulted hordes of Afghans rushing to Kabul’s air terminal Thursday, changing a scene of urgency into one of frightfulness in the melting away days of a carrier for those escaping the Taliban takeover. The assaults killed something like 60 Afghans and 13 U.S. troops, Afghan and U.S. authorities said.
The U.S. general administering the departure said the assaults would not prevent the United States from clearing Americans and others, and trips out were proceeding. Gen. Honest McKenzie, head of U.S. Headquarters, said there was a lot of safety at the air terminal, and backup courses of action were being utilized to get evacuees in. Around 5,000 individuals were anticipating trips on the landing strip, McKenzie said.
The impacts came hours after Western authorities cautioned of a significant assault, asking individuals to leave the air terminal. In any case, that exhortation went generally unnoticed by Afghans frantic to get away from the country over the most recent couple of days of an American-drove clearing before the U.S. formally closes its 20-year presence on Aug. 31.
U.S. powers assisting with clearing Afghans frantic to escape Taliban rule were on alert for additional assaults on Friday after no less than one Islamic State self destruction plane killed 85 individuals including 13 U.S. officers outside the entryways of Kabul air terminal.
Two impacts and gunfire shook the region outside the air terminal on Thursday evening, witnesses said. Video shot by Afghan writers showed many bodies tossed around a channel on the edge of the air terminal.
A wellbeing official and a Taliban official said the cost of Afghans killed had ascended to 72, including 28 Taliban individuals, albeit a Taliban representative later rejected that any of their warriors guarding the air terminal border had been killed.
The U.S. military said 13 of its administration individuals were killed in what it depicted as a mind boggling assault.
Results of suicide attack in Afghanistan 90 dead
After the Taliban took control in a short time in Afghanistan, where the USA decided to withdraw after 20 years, chaos and violence are rapidly escalating. While the evacuation process of the USA and Western countries gained speed, suicide attacks took place in Kabul yesterday despite the warnings.
The balance sheet is getting heavier in the attacks carried out at Kabul Airport and claimed by ISIS. According to the statement made by the authorities, it was stated that the number of civilians who lost their lives in the attacks increased to 77. While 13 US soldiers lost their lives in the incident, it was announced that a total of 150 people were injured and treated.
It is among the information that evacuation flights, which were interrupted after the attack, resumed. On the other hand, a Taliban official speaking to Reuters anonymously claimed that at least 28 Taliban members were killed in the attacks.
US President Joe Biden used harsh expressions in his statement after the attacks. Biden said in a statement: “We think that the attack was carried out by the Khorasan group of ISIS. My commanders in Washington have studied this matter down to the last detail. American soldiers who sacrificed their lives are all heroes. Those who carried out this attack should know that we will never forgive, we will never forget. We will hunt you down at the place and time we will determine, and we will make you pay.”
General Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of the US Central Forces (CENTCOM), said in a statement that they expect the attacks of the terrorist organization ISIS to continue. Stating that it is believed that approximately one thousand US citizens are still in Afghanistan, McKenzie stated that they focus on protecting the life safety of the evacuees and said, “While we are grieving the loss of life, we continue to fulfill our duty.”