The flight was resumed from Kabul International Airport. The airline was suspended for security reasons after a suicide attack on Thursday evening. The flight was resumed a few hours later. On Thursday, a crowd of Afghans struggling to get out of the country was spotted at the scene. So, the death toll from the blast has also increased.
According to local media in Kabul, the airline resumed operations on Friday morning. According to Tolo News, a large crowd was seen in the airport area even after the suicide attack. The death toll from Thursday’s blast has risen to more than 100. That includes 13 American soldiers.
Crowds at the scene of the attack
Abdul Haq Omeri, a journalist with Tolo News, a news channel in Afghanistan, tweeted a video outside Kabul airport. In the video, a large crowd of Afghans was seen at the scene of Thursday’s suicide attack.
US troops withdraw by August 31
The United States is set to withdraw from Afghanistan in two decades. The United States will withdraw its troops by August 31. However, the United States has said it will retaliate against ISIS-K after Thursday’s attack.