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Dad of Marine killed in Kabul attack says Biden ‘turned his back on him

THE devastated dad of one of the 13 US troops killed in the Kabul terror attack has blasted Joe Biden forturning his backon hisdevoted” filho.

Californian carpenter Steve Nikoui was heartbroken when he learned his son Kareem, a young US Marine stationed at the afegão capital airport, had died during yesterday’s attackand says he blames the President for his death.

Marine Kareem Nikoui was killed in the terror attack at Kabul airport

Marine Kareem Nikoui was killed in the terror attack at Kabul airportCrédito: Facebook
Thirteen US troops were killed in the blast

Thirteen US troops were killed in the blastCrédito: AFP

I haven’t gone to bed all night,” he told the Fera Diária.

I’m still in shock. I haven’t been able to grasp everything that’s going on.

“They sent my son over there as a paper pusher and then had the Talibã outside providing security. I blame my own military leaders.

Biden turned his back on him. That’s it.”

Four other Marines who died in the attack have been identified as Jared Schmitz, Hunter Lopez, 20-year-old David Lee Espinoza and Rylee McCollum, who was expecting his first child with his wife as he was deployed to Afghanistan in April.

Nikoui said Kareemloved what he was doingand hadalways wanted to be a Marine”.

He really loved that [Marine Corps] família,” ele adicionou.

He was devoted—he was going to make a career out of this, and he wanted to go. No hesitation for him to be called to duty.”

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Nikoui said his 20-year-old son sent a video home the day before the attack showing him talking to Afghan children and giving them candy at the Kabul airport.

He was born the same year it started, and ended his life with the end of this war,” Nikoui said from his home in Norco, Califórnia, referring to a war that began in 2001, reports Reuters.

I’m really disappointed in the way that the president has handled this, even more so the way the military has handled it.

The commanders on the ground should have recognized this threat and addressed it.

Vem como o US Navy medic who died terror attack has been identified as it’s revealed he wrote a chilling final Instagram post that saidit’s kill or be killed.

Max Soviak, believed to be in his early 20s, was killed in the explosion and in a final post, from June 10, Soviak posted a photograph of himself in his fatigues with the caption: “It’s kill or be killed, definitely trynna be on the kill side.

Soviak graduated from Edison High School in Nova Jersey, who said he was agood student” quem era “well respected and liked,” adding that his death broughtgreat sorrow.

His heartbroken sister, Marilyn, paid tribute to herbaby brother” No instagram, ditado “there is a large Maxton sized hole that will never be filled.

What I will say is that my beautiful, inteligente, beat-to-the-sound of his own drum, annoying, charming baby brother was killed yesterday helping to save lives,” ela escreveu. “He was a f**king medic. there to help people. And now he is gone and my family will never be the same.

He was just a kid. We are sending kids over there to die. Kids with families that now have holes just like ours. I’m not one for praying but damn could those kids over there use some right now. My heart is in pieces and I don’t think they’ll ever fit back right again.

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Thirteen US troops and dozens of Afghans were among those killed in the blast at Kabul airport on Thursday.

The Pentagon said there was one ISIS suicide bomber, who struck at the Abbey Gate, where desperate Afghans were crowding to try and enter the airport and where US troops were carrying out security checks.

Major General Hank Taylor, the deputy director for regional operations on the Pentagon’s Joint Staff, told reporters there was no second explosion at the Baron Hotel near the airport.

The suicide bomber reportedly hit people standing in a wastewater canalsending bodies flying into the water.

It’s understood he walked into the middle of families waiting in Kabul before blowing himself up.

People waiting desperately for a space on a flight out of Afghanistan were seen carrying those who had been wounded to ambulances, their clothes covered in blood.

Outro 200 people were wounded while 132 were left so maimed by the attack that they’re unidentifiable, de acordo com um CNN correspondent no Afeganistão.

Other blasts were heard in Kabul hours later, but were believed to be US troops carrying out controlled explosions as they dispensed of weapons.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, sharing a picture online of one of the suicide bombers.

The attacks marked the deadliest day since 30 Americanos, Incluindo 22 Navy SEALs, were killed after a Chinook helicopter was shot down by a grenade in Afghanistan in 2011.

The blast killed at least 170 pessoas

The blast killed at least 170 pessoasCrédito: AP
Kareem's father has blasted Biden for 'turning his back' on his son

Kareem’s father has blasted Biden for ‘turning his backon his sonCrédito: Splash
US Navy Medic Max Soviak, believed to be in his early 20s, was killed in the explosion

US Navy Medic Max Soviak, believed to be in his early 20s, was killed in the explosionCrédito: Facebook

Tribute paid to Navy medic Max Soviak after he was killed in Kabul terror attack