WORLD Terrorist threat against Kabul airport 'very serious' and 'imminent': British minister

WORLD

Terrorist threat against Kabul airport 'very serious' and 'imminent': British minister

AFP

15:00, August 26, 2021

In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Air Force loadmasters and pilots assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, load people being evacuated from Afghanistan onto a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (Photo: AP)

The terrorist threat against Kabul airport is "very serious" and "imminent", Britain's armed forces minister James Heappey said on Thursday as the UK government warned its citizens to stay away from the area.

"Reporting over the week has become ever more credible. And it is of an imminent and severe threats to life," Heappey told Times Radio. "This is a very serious threat, very imminent."

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