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3rd bomb blast reported at Kabul airport, 64 killed including 10 US commandos

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3rd bomb blast reported at Kabul airport, 64 killed including 10 US commandos

A third bomb blast has also been reported near Kabul Airport in Afghanistan. Earlier, 64 people were killed in two bomb blasts.

Kabul: A third bomb blast has been reported near Kabul Airport in Afghanistan. A total of 64 people, including 10 American soldiers, were killed in the two previous blasts. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid confirmed 52 people were injured in the bombing. India has strongly condemned the serial bomb blasts in Kabul.

According to Afghan media, the first two blasts took place near Abbey Gate of Kabul Airport. Confirming the incident, a US Defense Ministry spokesman said, “We confirm this explosion near Kabul Airport”. At present, the information about the casualties in the incident is not clear. Once the details are received, their information will be shared with everyone.

According to American media, it was a suicide bomber attack. Along with this attack, bullets have also been fired near Abbey Gate. According to sources, the ISIS-K terrorist group carried out this attack on the Kabul airport. After this incident, the Netherlands has temporarily stopped the operation being carried out to evacuate its citizens from Afghanistan. At the same time, Britain has called an emergency meeting of senior ministers and officers to review the situation.

The effect of this bomb blast at Kabul airport is visible all over the world. US President Joe Biden has postponed his meeting with Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and is taking stock of the situation with his defense advisers. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced the suspension of her visit to Israel. French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the evacuation of his embassy from Afghanistan after the Kabul bombings.

Let us tell you that thousands of Afghan citizens have been frozen outside Kabul Airport for the last one week. But due to lack of visa and passport, they are not able to get entry inside the airport. At the same time, the Taliban has also announced that no Afghan citizen will be allowed to leave the country and they will have to return to their homes.

24 hours before this bombing outside Kabul airport, America had expressed the possibility of a terrorist attack there. On August 25, the US issued an advisory asking all its citizens stranded in Afghanistan to get away from the airport as soon as possible. The US had warned that there were major security threats outside the airport. Therefore all American citizens should immediately move away from Abbey Gate.

At the same time, after the bombing outside Kabul airport on Thursday evening, France warned that there could be more explosions there. The French Ambassador to Afghanistan said that the situation in Afghanistan is worrying. There may be another blast there. Minutes after his warning, a second explosion occurred outside the airport.

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