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Britain Says Two Of Its Nationals, Including One Child, Killed in Kabul Explosions


British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says two British nationals, including one child, were killed in the explosions that rocked the Kabul airport area, killing more than 100 people.

"I was deeply saddened to learn that two British nationals and the child of another British national were killed by yesterday's terror attack, with two more injured," Raab said in a statement on August 27, a day after the blasts.

"These were innocent people and it is a tragedy that as they sought to bring their loved ones to safety in the U.K. they were murdered by cowardly terrorists," he added.

Islamic State (IS), an enemy of the Taliban as well as the West, claimed responsibility for the attack saying one of its suicide bombers from its affiliate, IS-K, targeted "translators and collaborators with the American army."

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