U.S. citizens should immediately leave the vicinity of the Kabul airport because of a “specific and credible threat,” such an appeal is posted on the website of the American embassy in Afghanistan.
“Because of a specific and credible threat, all U.S. citizens located in the vicinity of the Kabul airport, including the southern gate, the new Ministry of Internal Affairs, and the gate near the Panjer gas station on the northwest side of the airport, should immediately leave the airport area, “the diplomatic mission said.
On the twenty-sixth of August, the media reported on a series of explosions that were heard in the vicinity of the airport of the Afghan capital. One of them, according to journalists, thundered near the Baron Hotel, where employees of foreign diplomatic missions and other foreigners are preparing for evacuation. According to the latest data, 170 people became victims of the attack. About two hundred more people were injured; at least 18 of them were American military. Subsequently, several more explosions occurred in Kabul.