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Pentagon confirms an explosion outside airport in Kabul

Afghanistan Kabul Airport
Posted at 6:59 AM, Aug 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-26 09:59:26-04

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby has confirmed that an explosion has taken place outside of the Kabul airport.

In tweet he says casualties are unclear at this time. White Officials have briefed the President on the situaiton

Kirby is currently scheduled to given an update on the evacuation efforts in Afghanistan at 7:30 this morning.

This is a developing story we'll continue to provide updates as they become available.