[Editor’s Note: Alaskan Jason Landphair was one of the three Americans killed in the below-described attack. Joe and Kathleen Miller attended Jason’s and his beautiful wife Natasha’s wedding several years ago in Fairbanks. On her Facebook page earlier today, Natasha said, “God is Forever Good. I believed he was Good yesterday. I believe He is Good today.” Please pray for Jason’s wife and daughters in this incredibly difficult time.]
Three American contractors were killed in a suspected insider attack at the international airport in Kabul on Thursday, according to several news reports. Officials said the shooter was dressed in an Afghan soldier’s uniform.
“We can confirm that there was a shooting incident at North Kabul International Airport complex 29 January at approximately 6:40 p.m. [local time]. Three coalition contractors were killed as was an Afghan local national,” the U.S. military said Thursday, according to ABC News.
Taliban Claim Responsibility for Attack
By Masoud Popalzai. The Afghan Taliban have claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed 3 American contractors at a military base attached to the Kabul airport.
The attacker in the Thursday incident was a Taliban agent who “had penetrated into the security forces and was waiting for such a target for a long time,” a spokesman for the group, Zabiullah Mujahid, said Friday. (Read more from this story HERE)