AFGHANISTAN NEWS: AFTER THE KABUL ATTACKS | LATEST NEWS 28 AUGUST 2021
After 20 years i Taliban have regained control of Kabul, the capital ofAfghanistan. Western troops are in retreat, but terrorist attacks in the country continue: on Thursday 26 August 2021, some explosions occurred in the airport area, where the evacuation of the population is underway. The attack, which killed at least 170 people and injured about 150, was claimed by theIsis-K, the Islamic State of Khorasan, an Afghan region on the border with Pakistan. Most of the victims they are Afghan civilians, including children, but 28 Taliban and 13 US soldiers also died. Yesterday the US president, Joe Biden, highly contested for the management of the retreat, confirmed in a speech to the nation that the return of the troops continues and will end by 31 August. But “we will respond with force and precision” to the terrorists, he warned. Meanwhile, the Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio has made it known that the evacuation operations of the Italians from Kabul have been completed. Below the latest news today, Saturday 28 August, live.
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07.00 – US retaliation: drone kills an ISIS terrorist – A US-launched drone killed an ISIS terrorist in Nangarhar province, in response to the attack that left at least 170 victims (including 13 American soldiers) at Kabul airport. This was announced by the US Army General Staff. According to preliminary information, one of the minds of Isis-K, or the terrorist organization affiliated to the Islamic state based in Afghanistan, was killed. The victim could be one of the planners of the attack at Kabul airport. The drone, as reported by the US military, departed from a base located outside Afghanistan. There were no civilian casualties in the operation.
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