New Round of Explosions Sound Off as US Warns of ‘Extremely Active Threats’ Against Kabul Airport

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Estimates suggest that a pair of earlier blasts at and near the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan killed upwards of 60 Afghan nationals and injured over 100 others who had been near the area. Among the dead were women and children. Daesh-K* has claimed responsibility for the twin explosions.

A third explosion has sounded off near Afghanistan’s Hamid Karzai International Airport hours after two blasts are said to have claimed the lives of dozens of Afghan nationals and American troops.

Citing sources, Saudi outlet al-Arabiya has reported that an additional two explosions sounded off on the outskirts of Kabul. Latest reports have also confirmed that new rounds of explosion have emerged along the airport. However, it’s also worth noting that reports have also indicated that US forces conducted a controlled explosion on the north side of the airport to destroy equipment before leaving the capital.

The deadly attacks unfolded just hours after UK and US officials warned their nationals and allies to stay away from the airport in light of reports suggesting that a “high threat of terrorist attack” was imminent amid ongoing withdrawal efforts in the war-torn nation.

Earlier blasts took place near the airport’s Abbey gate, with a second explosion believed to have been ignited by a suicide bomber near the Baron Hotel, which is used by both British and American forces. The explosions were confirmed…

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