Happening Now: This is the latest update on the attack launched by the United States against the terrorists who bombed U.S. service members two days ago at the Kabul, Afghanistan airport.
“The Pentagon said Saturday that the U.S. military strike the day before killed two “high-profile” ISIS targets and wounded a third in the first known U.S. military action since Thursday’s deadly suicide bombing at the Kabul airport,” according to The Hill. [emphasis added]
“Maj. Gen. Hank Taylor, deputy director of the Joint Staff for regional operations, described the two targets in a press briefing as ‘planners and facilitators.’
“Taylor added that officials would not release additional information on the targets’ specific roles within the terrorist group or their level of involvement in the Thursday bombing.
“The bombing — the deadliest attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan in a decade — killed 13 U.S. service members as well as at least 170 Afghans. ISIS-K, which operates in northeastern Afghanistan, claimed responsibility for the attack.” [emphasis added]
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