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AFGHANISTAN

Russia: 2 suicide attacks outside Kabul airport; 13 dead

By SAYED ZIARMAL HASHEMI, JILL LAWLESS and JON GAMBRELL
Associated Press
Posted 8/26/21

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul's airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover. At least 13 people were killed and dozens wounded, Russian officials and aid workers said.

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