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U.S. CENTCOM Concludes 2021 Kabul Airport Bombing Was 'Not Preventable'

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2024
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A review of the suicide bombing that killed 13 American service members at Afghanistan’s Kabul International Airport during the U.S.’s 2021 botched military withdrawal has concluded that the sniper team guarding Abbey Gate did not have the terrorist in its sights before the attack. The initial U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) investigation into the August 26, 2021, bombing, which also took the lives of 170 Afghan civilians, found that the attack was “not preventable” at a tactical level. The latest supplemental report, which included interviews with 50 additional eyewitnesses, sought to...

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