The Leader podcast: Defence editor Robert Fox joins us following an explosion at Kabul Airport

Smoke rises from explosion outside the airport in Kabul (Wali Sabawoon/AP) (AP)
Smoke rises from explosion outside the airport in Kabul (Wali Sabawoon/AP) (AP)

The Evening Standard’s defence editor Robert Fox joins us following an explosion and gunfire at an entry gate into Kabul Airport.

He tells us how the US and UK have been worried about “yet another thing” hampering efforts to get people out of the country, but warns advice to head to the border may be the wrong action to take.

He also tells us about ISIS-K, an offshoot from the original Islamic State that’s been operating inside Afghanistan and may have plans to launch terrorism attacks in foreign countries.

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