The American Defense had initially reported two explosions caused by two suicide bombers near the airport in the Afghan capital.
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A single author is at the origin of suicide bombing which killed 85 people on Thursday in Kabul (Afghanistan), the Pentagon announced Friday, August 27, after initially reporting two explosions caused by two suicide bombers. “We do not believe that there was a second explosion at the Hotel Baron or near the hotel, [nous pensons] that there was only one perpetrator of the suicide bombing “, General Hank Taylor, who had dfirst time freported a second explosion near a hotel near the airport.
The attack, claimed by the Islamic State group in Khorasan, at least 85 dead, including 13 American soldiers, and 160 wounded, according to information which came back from local hospitals on Friday. She also has sowed terror among the thousands of people seeking evacuation, gathered around the perimeter of the airport.
US Army spokesman John Kirby said evacuation operations still face challenges. “specific and credible threats”. While more than 100,000 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan since August 14, 5,400 are still at the airport to leave the country. US armed forces controlling Kabul airport will be able to continue evacuations “until the last moment”, assured the spokesman of the Pentagon, John Kirby.