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Rocket attack near Kabul airport kills two
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Rocket attack near Kabul airport kills two
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Kabul/New Delhi, Aug 29 (TIWN) A child was killed in a rocket attack northwest of Kabul airport amid the US evacuation, according to an Afghan police chief, Al Arabiya reported.

The United States carried out a military strike in Kabul on Sunday, two US officials were quoted in a report by Reuters. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the drone strike targeted suspected ISIS-K militants.  According to US officials, the drone struck a vehicle with “multiple suicide bombers” on its way to Kabul airport. The threat has been eliminated, according to US Central Command spokesman Bill Urban.  "Significant secondary explosions from the vehicle indicated the presence of a substantial amount of explosive material," an official said. The official was not aware of any resultant civilian casualties.

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