New Delhi: After the retaliatory airstrikes by the US army on ISIS-Okay in Kabul, the Biden authorities warned its residents on Saturday of a “specific, credible threat” close to Kabul airport. The US authorities urged the residents to depart the world contemplating the lethal assault on crowds fleeing Taliban rule in Afghanistan on Thursday, stories AFP.
“Due to a specific, credible threat, all US citizens in the vicinity of Kabul airport… should leave the airport area immediately,” the US Embassy in Kabul stated in a safety alert.
The Pentagon stated Saturday retaliation drone strikes had killed two “high-level” IS jihadists in jap Afghanistan, however Biden warned of extra assaults from the group.
“The situation on the ground continues to be extremely dangerous, and the threat of terrorist attacks on the airport remains high,” Biden stated.
“Our commanders informed me that an attack is highly likely in the next 24-36 hours”, stories AFP.
In its alert, the embassy famous the risk to “the South (Airport Circle) gate, the new Ministry of the Interior, and the gate near the Panjshir Petrol station on the northwest side of the airport.”
A day after explosions by ISIS-Okay at Kabul airport killed 13 U.S. troops and scores of Afghan civilians, america launched a drone strike in opposition to the Islamic State assault planner in jap Afghanistan on Friday and claimed to have ‘killed the goal’.
President Joe Biden had vowed on Thursday that america would seek out these answerable for the Kabul airport assault.
Though the precise loss of life toll is unclear given the extent of the suicide bombing assault, the AFP news company quoted former well being officers and reported that the toll had risen to 78, together with 13 US troops, when a suicide attacker exploded a bomb within the dense crowd in entrance of the airport’s Abbey Gate. Some media reported that fatalities numbered near 200.