Pentagon: The Kabul airport bombing last August was caused by a lone bomber

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The PENTAGON’s investigation into the August 2021 bombing outside Kabul Airport in Afghanistan has concluded that the blast was not caused by a “sophisticated” attack, as DESCRIBED by US officials at the time, but by a single bomber, the top US general in the Middle East said on Thursday.According to the PENTAGON, the bomber took advantage of the fact that many Afghans were taking alternative routes to the airport gates to avoid being blocked at Taliban checkpoints, blending in with the crowd and getting around taliban checkpoints.After arriving at Kabul International Airport, the attacker detonated the device, killing 13 US troops and hundreds of local civilians.The Kabul airport bombing last August was caused by a single bomber, according to the PENTAGON