U.S. Military Issues Drone Strike On Vehicle Carrying ‘Multiple Suicide Bombers’

epa09435297 A view of the damaged caused at the scene of a rocket attack near the Hamid Karzai International airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, 29 August 2021. The process of withdrawing the 5,000 United States military personnel deployed to Kabul's airport for the evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies is under way in the face of 'very real' threats of additional attacks such as the one two days ago that left some 200 people dead, the Pentagon said 28 August. More than 117,000 people have departed from the Kabul airport since the 'massive military, diplomatic, security and humanitarian undertaking' began following the fall of the capital to the Taliban on August. EPA-EFE/STRINGER

This past Sunday, the U.S. Military has carried out a targeted drone strike against ISIS terrorists in the city of Kabul, “eliminating an imminent” threat to personnel at the port, as stated by officials.

Reportedly, the strike was carried out on a car that seemed to be carrying “multiple suicide bombers” as they moved en-route to the airport gates.

“We are confident we successfully hit the target. Significant secondary explosions from the vehicle indicated the presence of a substantial amount of explosive material,” stated Capt. Bill Urban, the U.S. Central Command spokesman, in a release. “We are assessing the possibilities of civilian casualties, though we have no indications at this time. We remain vigilant for potential future threats.”

The drone strike took place just a few hours after the U.S. State Department put out an emergency alert in the early morning hours in Afghanistan this past Sunday attempting to warn U.S. citizens to flee the airport and the surrounding area because of a serious threat.

“Due to a specific, credible threat, all U.S. citizens in the vicinity of Kabul airport (HKIA), including the South (Airport Circle) gate, the new Ministry of the Interior, and the gate near the Panjshir Petrol station on the northwest side of the airport, should leave the airport area immediately,” stated the department. “U.S. citizens should avoid traveling to the airport and avoid all airport gates at this time.”

This emergency alert from the State Department comes in the wake of an attack carried out by ISIS on the airport this past Thursday that led to the deaths of a dozen U.S. soldiers.

On Saturday evening, Old Uncle Joe warned that his intelligence officials had warned that the situation on the ground was “extremely dangerous, and the threat of terrorist attacks on the airport remains high.”

“Our commanders informed me that an attack is highly likely in the next 24-36 hours,” he continued.

The drone strike carried out on Sunday takes place after the U.S. Military carried out a separate attack against ISIS terrorists this past Friday where they killed two terrorists that had been labeled as “high profile” by the administration but declined to state anymore that could further identify who these terrorists were.

The U.S. Soldiers who were killed during the terror attack carried out against the Kabul airport are:

  • Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover, 31, of Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosariopichardo, 25, of Lawrence, Massachusetts.

  • Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole L. Gee, 23, of Sacramento, California.

  • Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez, 22, of Indio, California.

  • Marine Corps Cpl. Daegan W. Page, 23, of Omaha, Nebraska.

  • Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Indiana.

  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David L. Espinoza, 20, of Rio Bravo, Texas.

  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz, 20, of St. Charles, Missouri.

  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum, 20, of Jackson, Wyoming.

  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, California.

  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, California.

  • Navy Hospitalman Maxton W. Soviak, 22, of Berlin Heights, Ohio.

  • Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss, 23, of Corryton, Tennessee.

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