15 US Serviceman Have Been Killed and 18 injured in bomb blast attacks outside Kabul airport today,

  • A huge explosion has rocked the Abbey Gate of Kabul airport while another hit the nearby Barons Hotel
  • Senior officials said last night death toll at airport could be as high as 90, with 150 more believed to be injured
  • The Associated Press tonight reports 12 US servicemen – 11 Marines and one Navy medic – have been killed
  • General Kenneth F. McKenzie confirms 12 US soldiers have died and at least 15 have been injured in attacks
  • He confirmed the attacks were carried out by two ISIS suicide bombers and ISIS gunmen outside the airport
  • Several explosions have been reported, though Taliban say a number were US troops destroying ammunition
  • The attack could spell the end of the evacuations process with Germany already pulling out of Afghanistan
  • Norway has suspended its rescue operations, however Boris Johnson said UK would continue evacuation
  • Armed forces minister James Heappey said earlier there was intelligence of a ‘severe’ attack from ISIS-K
  • The ISIS splinter group is a sworn enemy of the Taliban and officials said they want to cause mayhem in Kabul
  • Today US President Joe Biden issued direct threat to ISIS-K saying ‘we will hunt you down and make you pay’