U.S. Intercepts ISIS-Launched Rocket Attack on Airport

Evacuation departures become more urgent.

Early Monday, five rockets were fired at the Kabul airport. They were intercepted by a U.S. C-RAM missile defense system. ISIS-K Is presumed to be responsible for this attack as they were for last week’s suicide bombing as well as the vehicle loaded with explosives that was struck by a U.S. drone. The Pentagon confirmed in a press conference that one ISIS rocket did reach the perimeter of the Kabul airport, but was ineffectual.

The rocket fire has slowed U.S. evacuation flights from Kabul as efforts to evacuate and to withdrawing all troops from Afghanistan continue. Once the withdrawal is completed, it will mark the first time in nearly 20 years that no American troops will be on the ground in this country in which the Taliban has returned to control.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the American military working at the Kabul airport, in the air, and at reception sites as evacuees continue to be airlifted from Afghanistan.
  • For wisdom for America’s military leadership, President Biden, Secretary of State Blinken, National Security Advisor Sullivan, and others as the withdrawal operations continue.

Sources: CBS News, Fox News, Newsmax


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