Single bomber responsible for 2021 Kabul airport blast
08 February 2022 | 8:19 am
US probe concludes that a lone bomber was responsible for the 2021 Kabul airport blast that killed 183, as thousands tried to flee Afghanistan when the Taliban seized power.
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