These Photos Show The Devastating Aftermath Of The Deadly Kabul Airport Attack

At least 13 US service members and an unknown number of Afghan civilians were killed in an explosion at an already chaotic airport.

Two explosions outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday left a scene of carnage and destruction, with at least 13 US service members and an unknown number of Afghan civilians killed.

The attacks were believed to have been carried out by an ISIS suicide bomber, US officials said, adding that they were still working to calculate "the total loss." The attacks only added to the chaos, panic, and fear at the airport; crowds of Afghan families have been struggling to flee Afghanistan since the Taliban took over the country. Images showed emergency workers and civilians rushing to help those injured by the blasts and gunfire.

Here's a look at the aftermath of the deadly attacks:

A large crowd gathers outside a gate at the airport in Kabul as a guard posts a sign that reads "Gate Closed"
A cloud of smoke billows in the sky after an explosion
People fill the streets and assist others who were wounded by the explosion
Two young Afghan boys, both weeping, hold each other
Military soldiers sit behind a wall, one looking over the barrier through their gun scope
A crowd sits in the dark near armed soldiers
Five wounded men lie in hospital beds
Afghan citizens gather and help transport a body wrapped in a blanket
An injured person lying on a hospital bed holds an IV drip
Military troops stand guard outside a hotel in Kabul
A man with a bandaged hand and IV bag stands outside

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