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US, Afghan officials: At least 72 killed in airport attack

Photo courtesy of Master Sgt. Donald R. Allen/U.S. Air Force via AP

An Afghan official says at least 60 Afghans were killed and another 143 were wounded in the attack outside Kabul airport.

Posted: Aug 26, 2021 9:39 AM
Updated: Aug 26, 2021 2:32 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least 60 Afghans were killed and another 143 were wounded in the attack outside Kabul airport.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to brief media. U.S. officials say 12 military service members were also killed in the attack outside the airport.

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