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Afghanistan turmoil

US strikes Islamic State in Afghanistan after deadly Kabul attack

'Initial indications are that we killed the target,' US military statement says

President Joe Biden vowed on Thursday that the United States would hunt down those responsible for the attack, and said he had ordered the Pentagon to come up with plans to strike at the perpetrators.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The United States launched a drone strike against an Islamic State attack "planner" in eastern Afghanistan, the military said on Friday, a day after a suicide bombing at Kabul airport killed 13 U.S. troops and scores of Afghan civilians.

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