Afghanistan 0
26 August 2021

The Pentagon confirmed twelve U.S. fatalities, later revised to thirteen, following an ISIS attack at Kabul airport; a further fifteen service members were injured. President Biden subsequently remarked that “we will continue the evacuation” from Afghanistan, adding that he had instructed the military “to develop operational plans to strike ISIS-K assets, leadership and facilities”. Iran’s foreign ministry spokesperson extended “deepest condolences” over the incident, which killed an estimated 60 Afghans, while calling for “the immediate establishment of a broad-based government in Kabul”.

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