The terrorist threat in Kabul is growing. Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom have asked their compatriots not to go to the airport and those who are already there to leave immediately due to the risk of an attack, reported yesterday by American intelligence.
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Paye warned: “There is an ongoing threat of a very high terrorist attack.” The British Foreign Office, in issuing the warning to their compatriots, asked them to “go to a safe place and wait for further notifications”.
The US State Department a few hours earlier had asked those waiting at Abbey Gate, East Gate or North Gate to “leave immediately”.
THE INTELLIGENCE ALARM
According to American intelligence, according to Adnkronos, a terrorist attack at Kabul airport is “imminent”. In fact, ISIS has concluded the preparation phase of an imminent terrorist attack against the international airport in the Afghan capital. To carry out the attack, according to a US 007 report, the militants of the Islamic State have planned to use over 10 kamikaze bombers, as well as numerous rockets.
The Pentagon also spoke of a terrorist “threat”: “We know that there is a threat from Isis” around the Kabul airport, spokesmen Jack Kirby and William Taylor stressed, after President Joe Biden on Wednesday made referring precisely to this threat as one of the reasons that led him to confirm the deadline of 31 August for the end of the evacuation operations from Afghanistan.