Saturday, September 25

Live updates: Biden commits to continuation of evacuations following attack on airport in Kabul

  • At least two explosions went off in Kabul near the airport on Thursday resulting in both US and Afghan casualties.
  • The first blast was at the Abbey Gate of the Hamid Karzai International Airport; the second was at the Baron Hotel nearby.
  • At least 13 US service members and dozens of civilians were killed.
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At least two blasts near the airport in Kabul on Thursday have caused multiple American and Afghan casualties.

At least 13 US service members were killed and at least 18 were wounded. The BBC is reporting that at least 60 were killed during the blasts, citing a health official in Kabul.

The two explosions, one at the Abbey Gate outside of the airport and the other at the Baron Hotel nearby, are believed to have been carried out by ISIS, according to US officials.