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Marine brother reportedly killed amid chaotic US retreat to Afghanistan commits suicide at memorial service

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On August 26, 2021, a suicide bombing outside Kabul International Airport killed 13 US soldiers. The United States and other Western powers were racing to evacuate their citizens and allies from Afghanistan as the United States rushed to withdraw from Afghanistan. Previously by the Taliban.

brother of an American soldier killed during disorderly withdrawal of US troops Reportedly committed suicide during his memorial service from Afghanistan in August 2021.

20-year-old Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikowi, a California native, was one of his 13 US soldiers killed in a suicide attack by a sect of He Daesh* in Afghanistan on August 26.

An explosive device was detonated by a bomber on the approach road to Kabul International Airport. desperate airlift The Taliban* Islamist group has stepped up regained full control of the capital.

About 170 civilians were killed in the suicide bombing as Americans and their Afghan allies attempted to flee the city, according to 11 Marines, plus one Army soldier and one Marine. It is estimated that

On August 16, 2021, after Afghanistan's 20-year war came to an alarmingly quick end, thousands of Afghans waiting at Kabul's airport boarded planes to join the feared hardliners. in an attempt to escape from Islamists in the city.Rules - Sputnik International, 1920, August 15, 2022

A Timeline of Confusion: Here’s How the US and the West Ruined Afghanistan’s Evacuation

Almost a year later, Dakota Halverson, 28, the older brother of the murdered Marine, died Aug. 9, according to a Riverside County, California, Sheriff’s Department press release.

Republican Florida Rep. Mike Waltz cited Halverson’s death in a Twitter post on Saturday, adding, “There must be accountability for this ongoing carnage.”

The Florida legislator’s tweet was a reply to a Twitter post by Town Hall reporter Julio Rosas, who shared a link to his GoFundMe page. Rosas writes that her Shana Chappell, a woman who lost her one son on that fateful day in 2021, announced the death of her son, Dakota.

The reporter’s tweet included the hashtag “#SuicideAwareness.”

Chappell and the father of a dead Marine, Steve Nikowi, have been vocal critics of decisions made by the Joe Biden administration that led to the failure to pull American troops out of Afghanistan after two decades of deployment. rice field.The hasty withdrawal resulted in the rapid collapse of then-President Ashraf Ghani’s Western-backed coalition, which eventually return to power of the Taliban* Islamist group. None of the US intelligence assessments at the time predicted such a rapid collapse.

The Joe Biden administration is facing bipartisan criticism over its withdrawal of Afghanistan.A new report from Republicans on the House Foreign Relations Committee says Washington will move out of Kabul until the final hours when the city falls to the Taliban. Left with important decisions on how to evacuate civilians.

President Biden later admitted that his administration did not anticipate Kabul’s rapid collapse, but insisted that “we prepared for every eventuality.”

Taliban fighters in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2021, shortly after the NATO-backed government collapsed. - Sputnik International, 1920, 15 August 2022

How the Taliban Raided Afghanistan and Shattered NATO-trained Troops in 10 Days

*Daesh, also known as ISIS/IS/Islamic State, is a terrorist group banned in Russia.

*Taliban is an organization under United Nations sanctions against terrorist activities.



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