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US General McKenzie: 12 US troops killed, 15 wounded in Kabul attacks

The commander of US Central Command, Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., briefs reporters on the status of operations in the CENTCOM area of responsibility, at the Pentagon, Washington, March 13, 2020. (DoD/Lisa Ferdinando)
The commander of US Central Command, Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., briefs reporters on the status of operations in the CENTCOM area of responsibility, at the Pentagon, Washington, March 13, 2020. (DoD/Lisa Ferdinando)

Twelve US servicemen were killed and 15 injured in two suicide bombing attacks in Kabul by Islamic State jihadists, the head of US Central Command says.

“A number of Afghan civilians were also killed and injured in the attack,” says General Kenneth McKenzie.

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