US airstrike takes out ‘imminent ISIS-K threat’ targeting Kabul airport

Posted on AllSides August 29th, 2021
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A US airstrike took out an “imminent ISIS-K threat” to the Kabul airport Sunday as officials race against the clock to wrap up evacuation efforts in Afghanistan, US defense officials said.

The drone strike successfully knocked out a vehicle packed with a “substantial amount of explosive material,” Capt. Bill Urban, spokesman for the US Central Command, said in a statement.

“U.S. military forces conducted a self-defense unmanned over-the-horizon airstrike today on a vehicle in Kabul, eliminating an imminent ISIS-K threat to Hamad Karzai International airport,” Urban said. “We are confident...

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