Saturday, August 28, 2021

Biden's version of Clinton's bombing the aspirin factory

US drone strike kills ISIS-K planner in Afghanistan a day after Biden ordered revenge for Kabul airport suicide bombing that left 13 US troops and 170 others dead

  • The drone strike was announced by the Pentagon on Friday night
  • A person believed to be involved in planning Thursday's attack was killed
  • The strike was carried out in Nangahar province, the heartland of ISIS-K
  • No civilian casualties were reported, the CENTCOM spokesman said 
  • A Reaper drone, which took off from the Middle East, struck the militant who was in a car with an Islamic State associate, Reuters reported, citing a U.S. official
  • Both are believed to have been killed, the official said
  • Joe Biden said on Thursday night that he had asked for options for retaliation
  • Jen Psaki, White House press secretary, said Biden wanted to destroy them 
  • Earlier on Friday the U.S. again warned citizens to leave the airport area
  • They issued a similar warning in the early hours of Thursday, before the attack 

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