Afghanistan: Drone destroys vehicle carrying suicide bombers heading for Kabul airport

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A drone has destroyed a vehicle carrying "multiple suicide bombers" who were heading to Kabul airport, US officials have confirmed.

A spokesman said: "US military forces conducted a self-defence unmanned over-the-horizon airstrike today on a vehicle in Kabul, eliminating an imminent ISIS-K threat to Hamad Karzai International airport.

"We are confident we successfully hit the target. Significant secondary explosions from the vehicle indicated the presence of a substantial amount of explosive material.

"We are assessing the possibilities of civilian casualties, though we have no indications at this time. We remain vigilant for potential future threats."

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