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29 Aug 2021

US airstrike in Kabul targets suicide bomber

Correspondent

The US claims it’s averted another “imminent threat” to Kabul airport – destroying a vehicle in a drone strike which they said was carrying at least one suicide bomber and a “substantial amount” of explosives.

98 countries have promised to continue taking in refugees who’ve fled Afghanistan, albeit in reduced numbers – and said the Taliban had promised safe passage to people with the neccessary travel papers.