Blinken Confession: We do not know whether we killed an ISIS element or a relief force in a drone strike in Kabul

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News ID: 53389
Publish Date: 9:13 - 15 September 2021
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 (YJC)_ The US Secretary of State told a congressional hearing on Tuesday evening that he did not know whether an ISIS operative had been killed in a US drone strike in Kabul a few days ago or a rescue worker.

Blinken Confession: We do not know whether we killed an ISIS element or a relief force in a drone strike in KabulUS Secretary of State Anthony Blinken admitted on Tuesday that he did not know whether an ISIS member or a relief worker had been killed in a US drone strike in Kabul a few days ago.

Rand Paul asked Blinken at a congressional hearing about developments in Afghanistan that the person Biden's government was targeting with a drone was a relief force or an ISIS operative, to which the secretary of state replied:
The government will definitely review this attack and I am sure a full assessment will be obtained.

Paul then asked Blinken, "Do you not know if you killed a relief worker or an ISIS element?" The US Secretary of State also replied: I do not know because we are reviewing this issue.

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