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Pentagon confirms US servicemen, Afghans among dead in Kabul bombing

Medics and hospital staff bring an injured man on a stretcher for treatment after two blasts outside the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 26, 2021. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP)
Medics and hospital staff bring an injured man on a stretcher for treatment after two blasts outside the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 26, 2021. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP)

The Pentagon says a “number of US service members were killed in today’s complex attack at Kabul airport. A number of others are being treated for wounds,” without elaborating further.

“We also know that a number of Afghans fell victim to this heinous attack,” the Pentagon says.

The Wall Street Journal says four US Marines have been killed, and three others have been injured.

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