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