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Multiple fatalities were reported after two explosions went off outside the Kabul airport. In a statement on Thursday, the Pentagon press secretary confirmed that the two explosions outside Kabul Airport were the “result of a complex attack that resulted in a number of US and civilian casualties.”

A Taliban spokesperson confirmed the death of 13 people, including children. According to the BBC, one explosion, considered a suicide bombing went off near the closed Abbey Gate where British troops had been stationed. The other explosion was close to the Baron Hotel.

Western nations warned a possible attack at the airport in the remaining days of the extraction mission might occur. The suspicion of the attack against the crowd of people falls on the Islamic State group not the Taliban.

Adam Khan, an Afghan civilian, said the explosion went off while a crowd of people waited to enter the airport. Standing about 30 meters (yards) away, Khan said several people were either killed or wounded, including some who lost limbs.

Numerous western countries urged people to avoid the airport early Thursday morning. One declaring there was a threat of a suicide bombing. But with just days before the evacuation effort ends, many disregarded the call.

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Kabul Airport Explosions; Several Dead or Wounded

Multiple fatalities were reported after two explosions went off outside the Kabul airport. In a statement on Thursday, the Pentagon press secretary confirmed that the two explosions outside Kabul Airport were the “result of a complex attack that resulted in a number of US and civilian casualties.”

A Taliban spokesperson confirmed the death of 13 people, including children. According to the BBC, one explosion, considered a suicide bombing went off near the closed Abbey Gate where British troops had been stationed. The other explosion was close to the Baron Hotel.

Western nations warned a possible attack at the airport in the remaining days of the extraction mission might occur. The suspicion of the attack against the crowd of people falls on the Islamic State group not the Taliban.

Adam Khan, an Afghan civilian, said the explosion went off while a crowd of people waited to enter the airport. Standing about 30 meters (yards) away, Khan said several people were either killed or wounded, including some who lost limbs.

Numerous western countries urged people to avoid the airport early Thursday morning. One declaring there was a threat of a suicide bombing. But with just days before the evacuation effort ends, many disregarded the call.

Advice For Veterans is a FREE informational hub for all things VA-related.

This article is sponsored by Veteran Adviser.

Veteran Adviser is a disabled veteran-owned business dedicated to helping veterans obtain the VA benefits they deserve. The VA system can be difficult for veterans to navigate which leaves many veterans (8/10 to be exact) with disability ratings that do not mirror their conditions. They assist thousands of veterans all over the nation and take pride in their work.

If you’re interested in seeing what other veterans have said about Veteran Adviser, you can check out their Google reviews!

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James Cooper comes from a long line of Veterans and decided to enlist for the Marine Corps at the ripe age of 18-years-old following in his father's footsteps. Shortly after being medically discharged from the service, James decided to pursue a career in journalism. Having battled with the VA for years himself, he began to study the system and commit his career to help fellow disabled veterans.

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