© 2021 WRVO Public Media
bg.jpg
Your Source for NPR News
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Photos: Scenes From Kabul After The Devastating Explosions At The Airport

<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Medical and hospital staff bring an injured man for treatment after two powerful explosions outside the airport in Kabul.
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Medical and hospital staff bring an injured man for treatment after two powerful explosions outside the airport in Kabul.

Two explosions in Kabul, Afghanistan, killed dozens of people on Thursday as evacuations continue. The deaths include at least 169 Afghan civilians and 13 U.S. service members. ISIS-K, an affiliate of the Islamic State, claimed responsibility for the bombings.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Smoke rises from a deadly explosion outside the airport in Kabul.
Wali Sabawoon / AP
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Smoke rises from a deadly explosion outside the airport in Kabul.
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26:</strong> British soldiers secure the perimeter outside the Baron Hotel, near the Abbey Gate, in Kabul.
Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times/Getty Images
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26:</strong> British soldiers secure the perimeter outside the Baron Hotel, near the Abbey Gate, in Kabul.
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Afghans lie on beds at a hospital after they were wounded in the deadly attacks.
Mohammad Asif Khan / AP
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Afghans lie on beds at a hospital after they were wounded in the deadly attacks.
<strong>Mon., Aug. 16: </strong>Passengers evacuated from Afghanistan disembark a British military transport aircraft at RAF Brize Norton station in southern England.
Jacob King / Pool/AFP/Getty Images
<strong>Mon., Aug. 16: </strong>Passengers evacuated from Afghanistan disembark a British military transport aircraft at RAF Brize Norton station in southern England.
<strong>Mon., Aug. 16: </strong>Family members greet refugees evacuated from Kabul in Dulles, Virginia.
Win McNamee / Getty Images
<strong>Mon., Aug. 16: </strong>Family members greet refugees evacuated from Kabul in Dulles, Virginia.
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>An evacuated Afghan Army member at the US Air Base Ramstein, Germany.
Armando Babani / AFP/Getty Images
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>An evacuated Afghan Army member at the US Air Base Ramstein, Germany.
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Afghan evacuees arrive at Incheon International Airport outside Seoul, South Korea.
Jung Yeon-Je / AFP/Getty Images
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Afghan evacuees arrive at Incheon International Airport outside Seoul, South Korea.
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>The U.S. flag on the roof of the White House was lowered for the service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack in Kabul.
Susan Walsh / AP
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>The U.S. flag on the roof of the White House was lowered for the service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack in Kabul.
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Families evacuated from Kabul, Afghanistan, after they arrived at Washington Dulles International Airport, in Chantilly, Va.
Jose Luis Magana / AP
<strong>Thurs., Aug. 26: </strong>Families evacuated from Kabul, Afghanistan, after they arrived at Washington Dulles International Airport, in Chantilly, Va.