Dozens came to lay down flowers by the Marine Corps Camp Pendleton military base main entry sign, as, according to Pentagon, 10 out of the 13 US service members killed in Afghanistan on suicide bombing were based at the camp in Oceanside, California.
As the Taliban tightens its grip on Kabul, there is a growing sense of panic among many people in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
A powerful explosion followed by gunfire hit Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Tuesday. The blast occurred near the city’s heavily secured “Green Zone”, an area home to government buildings and foreign embassies.
France on Tuesday called on all its citizens in Afghanistan to leave the country over security concerns, the French embassy in Kabul said, as the Taliban pressed on with a blistering offensive while foreign forces completed their withdrawal.