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US Investigating Reports Of Civilians Killed In Kabul Air Strike

Local media additionally appear that civilians were dead in the strike.

The United States is investigating whether civilians may accept been dead in an air bang it launched to abort a car burdened with explosives in the Afghan basic Kabul, a agent for US Central Command (CENTCOM) said Sunday.

The account came afterwards CNN appear that nine associates of a family, including six children, were dead in

, area bags of Afghans are still aggravating to abscond the Taliban.

AFP has not been able to affirm the report. Local media additionally appear that civilians were dead in the strike.

"We are acquainted of letters of noncombatant casualties afterward our bang on a agent in Kabul today," Captain Bill Urban, a CENTCOM spokesman, said in a statement.

"We are still assessing the after-effects of this strike, which we apperceive disrupted an approaching ISIS-K blackmail to the airport," he continued, application an acronym for the Afghan annex of the ISIS group, which agitated out a suicide advance at the airport on Thursday.

"We apperceive that there were abundant and able consecutive explosions consistent from the abolition of the vehicle, advertence a ample bulk of atomic actual central that may accept acquired added casualties," Urban continued. "It is cryptic what may accept happened, and we are investigating further.

"We would be acutely afflicted by any abeyant accident of innocent life," he said.

The US air bang came afterwards a suicide adviser from the ISIS accumulation on Thursday targeted US troops endlessly huge crowds of bodies from entering the airport as they try to abscond the new Taliban regime.

Scores of bodies died in the attack, including 13 US account personnel.

The car that was destroyed by the US bang had been headed for Kabul's airport, a Taliban agent had said beforehand Sunday.

About 114,000 bodies accept been abandoned aback August 15, aback the Taliban swept aback into power. The American abandonment from Afghanistan is due to be completed by Tuesday.

(Except for the headline, this adventure has not been edited by NDTV agents and is appear from a amalgamated feed.)

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