Deadly Attack on US Afghanistan Evacuation Mission [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Deadly Attack on US Afghanistan Evacuation Mission [Headlines]

US President Joe Biden is vowing to "hunt down" those responsible for deadly attacks on the evacuation mission in Afghanistan.

By Hope NewsroomFriday 27 Aug 2021News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

US President Joe Biden is vowing to “hunt down” those responsible for deadly attacks on the evacuation mission in Afghanistan.

Twelve American troops are among at least 60 people killed in twin suicide bombings near Kabul Airport.

Islamic State has claimed responsibility.

Defence Minister Peter Dutton said the Australian rescue mission in Afghanistan is over.

The last ADF personnel left Kabul last night, before the deadly attacks.

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