Wednesday Sep 28, 2022
Wednesday Sep 28, 2022

Massive explosion hits Kabul again


Nepalnews
2021 Aug 29, 19:06, Kabul
An Afghan police officer carries an injured unidentified German national as smoke billows from the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009. Photo: AP/RSS

Merely two days after twin blasts rocked Kabul, another massive explosion hit the Afghanistan capital on Sunday, Arab News reported.

According to reports, the explosion took place near the Kabul Airport.

This comes days after devastating twin blasts killed nearly 200 people, including 13 US servicemen, outside the Kabul airport. This comes as the US is on the verge of completing its exit from Afghanistan.

US President Joe Biden had on Saturday (local time) said that another terrorist attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport is "highly likely in the next 24-36 hours."

Moreover, US Embassy in Kabul had also issued a security alert for the same.

"Our commanders informed me that an attack is highly likely in the next 24-36 hours," Biden said in his statement. "I directed them to take every possible measure to prioritise force protection, and ensured that they have all the authorities, resources and plans to protect our men and women on the ground," Biden said.

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