ISIS Claims Responsibility for Afghanistan Bombings as General Says US ‘Prepared to Take Action’

The ISIS terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed a dozen U.S. troops. ISIS published a photograph of a man it claimed conducted one of the suicide bombings and described the explosions as targeting American forces and their “spies.” It also warned of additional attacks. The bombs were set off just outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, which U.S. troops have been guarding since mid-August. A dozen U.S. troops were killed and 15 others were wounded. Kenneth McKenzie, the CENTCOM commander general, also pinned the attack on ISIS, and said the United States was preparing for more bombings. U.S. officials had warned this week about a possible ISIS attack, including in briefings with Congress. Military officials are continuing to coordinate with the Taliban, including conveying what they expect that terrorist group to do “to protect us,” according to McKenzie. That includes pushing the …Read More

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