US Air Strike Reportedly Takes Out Suicide Bomber Near Airport, Explosion Heard Across Kabul
Unconfirmed reports suggest that two people, including a child passed away in the blast.
Just days right after an ISIS-K suicide bomber killed at least 169 individuals at Kabul airport, TOLO News, Afghanistan’s largest TV news network, is confirming that “ an effective explosion was heard moments ago in Kabul. ”
Kabul explosion pic. twitter. com/lqaDuOmYa8
— Muslim Shirzad (@MuslimShirzad) August 29, 2021
The particular explosion was caused by a rocket striking a house near the airport terminal, BBC journalist Secunder Kermani reported , citing a source in the Afghan Health Ministry.
A house near to Kabul airport hit by a rocket. pic. twitter. com/t3Ue3AXD0s
— Shafi Karimi (@karimi_shafi) August 29, 2021
Casualties are still unknown , though unconfirmed reports suggest that two people, including a child passed away in the blast, and at minimum three were injured.
#BREAKING : Black smoke increasing from the air after explosion #kabul pic. twitter. com/J3eNSk4ae2
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) Aug 29, 2021
While it is not confirmed, several sources are claiming this particular was a ALL OF US airstrike targeting a committing suicide bomber…
ا ن ف ج ا ر ق و ي ّ ق ر ب م ط ا ر #ك ا ب و ل و ا ل ح ص ي ل ة ا ل أ و ل ي ة م ق ت ل ط ف ل و إ ص ا ب ة ع د د م ن َ ا ل أ ش خ ا ص.. أ م ي ر ك ا ت ُ ع ل ن أ ن ه ا ه ي م َ ن ن ف ّ ذ ت ا ل ه ج و م ا ل ص ا ر و خ ي ّ. https://t.co/4Vmit5hxHj
— Layal Jradi • ل ي ا ل ـ ج ر ا د ي (@layalKjradi) Aug 29, 2021
#BREAKING : The United States has carried out a strike in Kabul, 2 U. S. officials inform Reuters citing initial details. pic. tweets. com/wOFngQWiq7
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) August twenty nine, 2021
AP: Taliban spokesman states a US airstrike focused a suicide bomber in the vehicle who wanted to hit Kabul airport.
— Gerald LeRoy (@GeraldLeroy6) August twenty nine, 2021