Immediate Release

Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby on This Morning's Attack on HKIA

Aug. 26, 2021

We can confirm that a number of U.S. service members were killed in today’s complex attack at Kabul airport.  A number of others are being treated for wounds. We also know that a number of Afghans fell victim to this heinous attack. 

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the loved ones and teammates of all those killed and injured.