The death toll in a series of bomb blasts outside the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital on Thursday, continues to rise.So far 72 people have died in this blast while more than 140 people are said to be injured.The world's dreaded terrorist organization ISIS-K has taken responsibility for this suicide attack.Twelve US security personnel, including 11 Marine commandos and a medic, have also been killed in two successive bombings and some gunmen firing at the crowd.143 people, including women, security personnel and Taliban guards, were injured in the attack.
Meanwhile, America said that we will not forgive those responsible for this attack.President Joe Biden has said that America will take revenge.The price will have to be paid.
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Biden said - we will find you and kill you
Regarding this attack, US President Joe Biden has attacked those responsible for the attack and said that we will find them and kill them.You have to pay the price for it.President Joe Biden told the attackers of Kabul - we will not forgive you, we will not forget.We will seek you out and hunt you down and you will have to pay the price.However, US President Joe Biden said there was no evidence so far of collusion between the Taliban and Islamic State in the Kabul airport attacks.
America has evacuated more than 1 lakh people so far
Speaking at the White House, US President Joe Biden said that we will rescue American citizens trapped in Afghanistan.We will take out our Afghan allies and our mission will continue.More than 100,000 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan since August 14, according to an AFP news agency report quoting the White House.The US has pulled out of Afghanistan out of 7,500 people in the last 24 hours.
Flag will remain half-masted in America till August 30
US President Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) ordered that the US flag be displayed at the White House and on all public buildings and grounds at all military posts and naval stations by the central government until August 30 to honor the victims of the Kabul attack. And half will be flown on all naval ships.
Amarullah Saleh put the Taliban in the dock
Amrullah Saleh, who was the Vice President of Afghanistan, has put the Taliban and Pakistan in the dock in the case of the horrific suicide attack by the terrorist organization ISIS at Kabul Airport.Saleh said that all the evidence we have shows that the roots of ISIS fighters are particularly linked to the Taliban and the Haqqani network.He also targeted Pakistan."All the evidence we have right now suggests that IS-K members have their roots in the Taliban and especially the Haqqani network, which is currently active in Kabul," Saleh tweeted.The Taliban reject their ties with ISIS, but in a similar fashion to what Pakistan treats to the Taliban's Quetta Shura.The Taliban have learned a lot from their master (Pakistan).
India strongly condemns Kabul attack
India has also strongly condemned the two blasts in the Afghan capital late Thursday evening.In its response, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that we condemn the bombings in Kabul.Expressing condolences to the people killed in this terrorist incident, it has been said that after this attack it has become more necessary that the whole world unites against terrorism and those who give safe refuge to terrorists.
ISIS-K claimed responsibility for the attack
Two suicide bombers and gunmen targeted the crowd near Kabul airport.The responsibility of which has been taken by the terrorist organization ISIS Khorasan, which is known as ISIS-K.A US official says that the terrorist group Islamic State is believed to be behind the attack near the Kabul airport. The Islamic State group is more extremist than the Taliban and has attacked civilian civilians several times.
Already warned about the attack
The blast comes at a time when thousands of Afghans have been trying to leave the country since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan and have gathered at the airport for the past several days.Western countries feared an attack amid a massive evacuation operation from Kabul airport.Earlier in the day on Thursday, many countries including Britain, America had appealed to people to stay away from the airport as there was a possibility of suicide attack there.