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AT LEAST 60 AFGHANS AND 13 US SOLDIERS DEAD AFTER KABUL AIRPORT BLASTS
Two suicide bombers and at least one attack by a gunman lead to deadliest day for US forces in a decade.Multiple bomb blasts and at least one attack by a gunman in Kabul on Thursday killed dozens of civilians and at least 13 US service personnel, and plunged the evacuation of western forces from Afghanistan into deeper crisis.
The US death toll rose from 12 to 13 and was likely to rise even higher, a US official told Reuters. More than a dozen were wounded.
The attacks are believed to be an Islamic State (IS) assault on departing coalition troops and a challenge to the Taliban’s grasp on power in Afghanistan. Read more HERE