A SECOND BLAST has been reported at Kabul airport next to the Baron Hotel – citing US officials.
1st explosion was by suicide vest at Baron hotel, followed by small arms fire▪️2nd explosion was a vehicle bomb at the Abbey Gate of Kabul airport, where US troops were injured▪️ISIS “highly likely” to be responsible for both blasts.
At least 3 American soldiers among the casualties as blast hits near hotel where British forces and journalists stay
The suicide bomber detonated in a sewage canal on the perimeter of Kabul airport – not inside the airport itself but at a crowded choke point that leads to the British and Americans positions.
Unconfirmed local reports suggest at least 15 injured in the blast.