Two Britons killed in Thursday’s Kabul assault, UK international minister says
LONDON: Two British nationals and the kid of a 3rd British nationwide had been killed in Thursday’s assault at Kabul’s airport, British international minister Dominic Raab stated on Friday (Aug 27).
“Yesterday’s despicable assault underlines the hazards going through these in Afghanistan and reinforces why we’re doing all we are able to to get folks out,” Raab stated in a press release.
The Kabul airport assault on Thursday, which killed 13 US troops and not less than 79 Afghans, was claimed by Islamic State militants. The Islamic State’s Afghan affiliate, ISIS-Khorosan, has emerged as an enemy of each the West and of the Taliban.