New reports say that hundreds of ISIS-K militants are surrounding the Kabul airport and more attacks are expected. The reports come after two suicide bombs rocked Kabul Thursday morning.
NEW: Source briefed on the situation in Kabul tells me “hundreds of ISIS-K in the vicinity, attacks likely to continue”
— Jacqui Heinrich (@JacquiHeinrich) August 26, 2021
The Daily Caller reports:
“Hundreds of ISIS-K in the vicinity, attacks likely to continue,” the source told Fox News reporter Jacqui Heinrich.
President Joe Biden has been briefed on the explosions and remains in the White House situation room, according to CNN. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will chair an emergency cabinet meeting on the attack.
“(The) coming hours will remain extremely dangerous in Kabul and at the airport,” French President Emmanuel Macron said, CNN reported.
So far it has been confirmed that three U.S. Maries have been injured in the attacks. However, the number of casualties and injuries is expected to rise.