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At least 12 US service members killed in Kabul airport attack. Views expressed in this geopolitical news update are those of Accessed on 26 August 2021, 2005 UTC. Content provided by Source: Please click link or scroll down for news summary. Russ Roberts Where things stand Twelve US service members were killed and 15 were injured in  an attack at Kabul's airport , the head of the US Central Command said. More than 60 people are dead and at least 140 wounded, an official with Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health tells CNN. The blasts come as the US and other countries race to evacuate people ahead of President Biden's  Aug. 31 withdrawal deadline . READ MORE Approximately 1,500 people who may be Americans are left in Afghanistan, Blinken says By Jennifer Hansler and Paul LeBlanc, CNN