Only One Major Bomb in Kabul, Pentagon Now Says

Death toll now at 13 U.S. service members, 169 Afghans.

At the Pentagon news briefing Friday morning, General McKenzie corrected information relayed the day before, saying there was only one bomb in Kabul… no second one at the hotel.

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said more than 100,000 people have been safely evacuated from Kabul since the airlifts began. Evacuation flights have resumed, even as more attempted attacks are expected at the closing-in of the August 31 deadline.

Detailed information will be greatly reduced in the coming days, they said, as the mission retrograde necessitates that no information be given on the number of troops remaining, where they are, or what they are doing. 

The names of the deceased service members will be released later today as Gold Star families are notified. Injured military members have arrived in Germany and are receiving treatment at the Landstuhl regional medical center.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the injured service members and the physicians and medical teams attending them.
  • For safety for the many pilots and air crew flying the evacuation missions as the drawdown toward the August 31 deadline continues.
  • For non-governmental groups and individuals working to rescue Americans in outlying areas and get them to safe-havens.
  • For Gold Star families, friends, and neighbors who come alongside them, during their time of grief over the loss of loved ones.

Sources: Fox News, Newsmax


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