For a few days in Afghanistan, the game of counter-attack between the US Army and terrorists has intensified.The capital Kabul also seems to be scorching in this war.Terrorists fired several rockets one after the other at Kabul airport on Monday morning itself.However, the US thwarted five rocket attacks.According to US National Security Advisor Jack Sullivan, these rockets coming towards the airport were intercepted by the American Defense Missile System and destroyed in the middle.Now the Islamic State has once again taken responsibility for these latest attacks.
Targeted with Katyusha rockets
According to the news agency Reuters, Islamic State's Nasher News has taken responsibility for this attack on its Telegram channel and said that we did this attack.With the will of Allah, Khalifa's soldiers targeted Kabul International Airport with six Katyusha rockets.According to US officials, his army destroyed five rockets with the help of missile defense systems.However, some rockets also fell at other places in the city.Notably, this is the second time in recent times that the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for targeting Kabul airport.
carried out the attack through a vehicle
According to news agency AP, the attackers carried out the rocket attack in a vehicle from the Chahar-e-Shaheed area near Kabul airport.Later, IS issued a statement on its media site Amaq, claiming that its terrorists had fired six rockets.According to media reports, six country-made rockets were used for the attack.The vehicle with which they were fired was completely burnt.IS and other terrorist organizations usually carry out rocket attacks in this manner by reaching close to the target.
Information about the attack given to Biden
The White House in Washington issued a statement saying that President Biden has been informed of the rocket attack at Kabul Airport."The President has been informed that evacuation operations from the airport are continuing," the statement said.He has asked to take all necessary steps to protect American forces.
There was also a blast outside Kabul airport
On Thursday, two suicide bombings took place outside Kabul airport in which a total of 192 people, including 13 American soldiers, were killed.The Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K) had claimed responsibility for this attack.After this, US President Joe Biden vowed to take revenge.In his address to the nation, Biden talked about finding and killing the perpetrators of the Kabul attack.He had said that America will not forget this attack and the culprits will be found and killed.
America took revenge on the very second day
The next day i.e. on Friday night itself, the US Army killed two IS terrorists in a drone strike in Nangarhar province, bordering Pakistan.One terrorist was also injured in this attack.The slain terrorists were accused of plotting the Kabul attack.It is worth noting that just before the last day of the evacuation of people by the US from Afghanistan, the airport of the capital Kabul has been attacked again.It is being said that this attack was carried out by targeting American soldiers stationed at the airport.
Deadline passed, America engaged in evacuating its people
Meanwhile, it has been said from the White House that America has so far evacuated one lakh 14 thousand 400 people from Afghanistan.Those who have been evacuated include foreigners and Afghan nationals, including Americans.A massive evacuation operation is being conducted from Kabul airport after the Taliban took over Afghanistan on August 15.Significantly, US President Joe Biden has said that America will leave Afghanistan by August 31, ending its longest war.