The second explosion occurred near the Kabul airport. Earlier it was reported that the first explosion killed 11 to 13 people, about 15 more were injured. Fox News informsthat at least 3 US Marines were injured.
The explosion was previously committed by a suicide bomber. Shooting is also heard in the airport area. Reuters citing sources also transfersthat a suicide bomber was blown up at the airport. How clarifies According to WSJ, the explosion took place near the Baron Hotel, where the British were staying.
The explosion thundered a few hours after the US State Department recommended Americans “immediately leave” Kabul airport because of a possible terrorist attack. RIA News” celebratethat the British Department of Defense previously reported that a terrorist attack could occur at the airport in the next few hours.
On August 15, Taliban terrorists took over Kabul and declared control over all of Afghanistan. President Ashraf Ghani responded by resigning and leaving for the UAE. Ordinary Afghans also began to flee the country occupied by the Taliban: a stampede began at the Kabul airport because of this, in which perished at least 20 people.
After the Taliban seized power announced on a general amnesty for officials. By data UN militants have compiled lists of those who have collaborated with NATO, the United States and Great Britain. They face execution. Formerly Taliban killed a relative of a Deutsche Welle employee. In addition, the militants opened fire on protesters in the city of Asadabad.