Over 90 Afghans, 13 US soldiers killed in Kabul airport blasts; ISIS claims responsibility

The first blast was reported at the Abbey Gate in Kabul airport while the second one was near the Baron Hotel

 

 

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the blasts that ripped through crowds at Kabul airport killing and injuring several.

 

According to reports, as of now, the multiple blasts took lives of over 90 Afghans and 13 US soldiers.

 

In a message shared on its Amaq News Agency, the group claims the blasts killed and wounded some 160, and includes a photo of a man it says was a suicide bomber.

 

The first blast was reported at the Abbey Gate in Kabul airport while the second one was near the Baron Hotel.

 

Pentagon press secretary John Kirby confirmed the development saying that "a number of US service members" were killed in today`s complex attack at Kabul airport.

 

Meanwhile, the Taliban has condemned the bombing of civilians at Kabul airport after reports suggested that an ISIS suicide bomber was responsible for the explosion outside the Kabul airport.

India Scanner News Network

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