The head of U.S. forces in the Middle East and Afghanistan says 12 U.S. service members were killed in the suicide attack outside the Kabul airport. 15 others were wounded., U.S. officials confirmed.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III expressed his condolences to the families of those killed and wounded in Kabul.
On behalf of the men and women of the @deptofdefense, I express my deepest condolences to the loved ones and teammates of all those killed and wounded in Kabul today. Full statement below: pic.twitter.com/GqwuJBKAAF
— Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III (@SecDef) August 26, 2021
Video of explosion.
— Avais (@awvais) August 26, 2021
Wounded arrive at emergency center.
— EMERGENCY (English) (@emergency_ngo) August 26, 2021
Explosion at Airport:
— Pratap Singh Journalist (@Pratapsinghstv) August 26, 2021