US is aware of reports of civilian casualties in drone strike in Kabul, says Pentagon

The United States is aware of reports of civilian casualties in Kabul following its drone strike on an explosive-laden vehicle headed towards the Hamid Karzai International Airport, the Pentagon said. “We are aware of reports of civilian casualties following our strike on a vehicle in Kabul today,” Capt Bill Urban, spokesman of the US Central … Read more

US conducts drone strike in Kabul and winds down airlift as deadline nears

A U.S. drone strike on Sunday destroyed an explosives-laden vehicle that the Pentagon said posed an imminent threat to Afghanistan’s main airport, as the massive airlift of Afghans fleeing Taliban rule shut down just two days before the scheduled final withdrawal of U.S. forces. Afghans said the drone strike killed a number of civilians, including … Read more

US strikes Islamic State in Afghanistan after deadly Kabul attack

The United States launched a drone strike against an Islamic State attack “planner” in eastern Afghanistan, the military said on Friday, a day after a suicide bombing at Kabul airport killed 13 US troops and scores of Afghan civilians. President Joe Biden vowed on Thursday that the United States would hunt down those responsible for … Read more