Kabul Airport Attack: Twin Blasts Rock Afghanistan; Over 90 Afghans, 13 US Troops Killed In Attack

Kabul Airport Attack: Twin Blasts Rock Afghanistan; Over 90 Afghans, 13 US Troops Killed In Attack

at least two explosions were reported near kabul’s hamid karzai international airport amid a huge and chaotic evacuation effort from afghanistan by different countries including india at least 90 of guns dead and 150 injured u.s troops have also suffered casualties 13 u.s troops marines mostly have died india today’s naveed sultani reports from the straits of kabul bringing you this hair rising live report on the situation currently [Music] [Applause] two bomb explosions rocked the afghanistan capital on thursday the first blast took place at the abbey gate of the hamid karzai international airport the cloud of smoke above the airport could be seen from far away moments later as the first images started trickling in the real extent of the damage became clear there were casualties many of them even as injured were being ferried to the nearest hospital for treatment i’m go to now to hospital underway uh you see in the photo uh in a video uh the people are killed in this uh uh explosion to the airport area uh now i’m on the way go to the emergency hospital to the kabul emergency hospital came another blast this one near the baron hotel that is housing british troops it was time for the evening prayer when an explosion happened near the airport i saw about 70 vehicles carried around 150 injured to the hospital people were stranded at the airport gate for evacuation when the blast happened the ambulances are carrying the injured and dead marcasm was also wounded on his leg so we brought him to the hospital the taliban has called the bombings the first after it took over kabul a terrorist attack the islamic state khorasan has claimed responsibility for the terror attacks the early indications suggest that it was a suicide attack pentagon has confirmed the us-2 has suffered casualties children and women were among those who lost their lives [Music] this guy is injured in this explosions you say i want to go to hospital in my car this is my car and this guy is injured in the explosion today an airport area there is another place for that some injured and killed people i want to travel and displace this injury people to other hospital what was feared is now becoming a reality a lot of injuries people their civilian dear came to her hospital their emergency and they don’t have a good health in an afghanistan where several players are jostling for power terror is having an easy run bureau report india today let me take this across to gita mohan she’s joining us live with the latest updates on this gita so unfortunate really what’s happening in kabul right now we understand that you know authorities are still on the ground trying to assert in the exact extent of damage right now the death toll has crossed hundred uh you know us the united states has said that isis was behind this particular attack so has the taliban well um i listened to president biden’s uh press conference yesterday and it was almost surreal he calls the taliban bad guy but he also admits to giving all the details of american nationals to the taliban he speaks of how the uh isis has taken responsibility but uh one begs to ask the question and one question answer from america as also the taliban who released isis leaders from afghan prison who allowed the release of isis leaders from those prisons uh the situation in afghanistan is not just civil it’s absolute it’s an absolute nightmare when it comes to careful situation nobody has a handle of things or on uh nobody has a handle of the security situation on the ground uh the forces over there are have been left to their own devices uh people who are trying to uh get out of afghanistan whether if they’re foreign nationals or afghans look at the chaos that has then ensued uh the gun fight gunfire in the afternoon it was absolute chaos outside the kabul international airport and it is continuing and despite warnings and security alerts people are not dispersing from outside the airport why because they’re that desperate to leave the country there has been an absolute lack of planning strategic planning when it comes to uh the evacuation in afghanistan and the truth and fraud so uh one can keep winning blames on uh one group or the other or a taliban that does not trust the fact of the matter is that they’re foreign friends of india the international community america who now have nowhere else to go but wait for the queen you know uh gita what’s very clear if you speak to any expert right now they all say one thing that this was bound to happen in afghanistan because of the mess that really we’ve been seeing playing out for the last many weeks in the country it’s so unfortunate that there’s so many lives innocent lives that have been lost people who are just desperate to leave the country after the taliban take over kita thank you very much for joining us you
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Kabul Airport Attack: Twin Blasts Rock Afghanistan; Over 90 Afghans, 13 US Troops Killed In Attack

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