The situation there changed in an instant after two serial terrorist attacks on Kabul airport on Thursday.Both these attacks took place simultaneously at different places.So far 72 people have died in these attacks while around 150 people have been injured.Their number may also increase.US military personnel and children were also among the dead.After these attacks, when US President Joe Biden was asked a question about this during the White House press briefing, he became silent.
Where did the bombings happen?
According to eyewitnesses, one bomb exploded at the Abbey Gate of the airport and the other near the Barron Hotel outside the airport.Both the places are nearby.The first blast took place at around 6 pm, while the second attack took place minutes later.
This organization took responsibility
The Islamic State's Khorasan (ISIS-K) faction has claimed responsibility for these attacks.He has given this information by telegraph.Suspicions were already being raised regarding this group.America, Britain and Australia had also issued the first alert regarding this.
what was the alert
The US issued an alert to its citizens a few days ago, saying that they should not be present outside Kabul Airport.The US had feared an IS attack behind this.On Thursday also, America issued an alert and instructed its citizens to go to any safe place immediately.Britain did the same.
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah called the blasts a terrorist incident.The Taliban also condemned the attack.
On behalf of the US Defense Ministry, it has been said that the number of American officers injured and killed in these attacks may increase.The US embassy has described the blast as "huge" and added that there was a shooting after the blasts.
French planes will not fly today
France has decided not to fly its planes on Friday after the attack on Kabul airport.Denmark's last flight has departed from Kabul.The Netherlands has also said that at present there is a great danger in the movement of aircraft.
On the issue of Afghanistan, the Foreign Minister has said that there is an atmosphere of instability there.India should wait for the situation to improve in this situation.He has also said that India is committed to the safe return of its citizens from there.
Will India hold talks with the Taliban?
It has been said from the government that India will decide on this after seeing the situation.For this, India is in contact with other friendly nations.
India condemned the attack
India in its statement condemned the attack.India has expressed its condolences to the families of those killed in these attacks.
The world unites against terrorists
India has said that after the attack it has become more necessary that the whole world unites against terrorism and those who give safe refuge to terrorists.
Karzai and Abdullah Abdullah under house arrest
The Taliban have placed former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and National Reconciliation Council chief Abdullah Abdullah under house arrest in their homes in Kabul.Earlier, the Taliban had talked to both of them together on the issue of government formation and also asked them to include them in their council.