An additional US service member has died as a result of the attack at the Kabul airport Thursday, according to a statement from US Central Command.
A total of 13 US service members were killed Thursday and the total number injured is now 18, said Capt. Bill Urban, a spokesperson for CENTCOM.
"I can confirm that subsequent to Gen. [Kenneth “Frank” ] McKenzie's remarks, a thirteenth US service member has died from his wounds suffered as a result of the attack on Abbey Gate," Urban said. "The latest number of injured is now 18."
Urban said the injured are in the process of being evacuated from Afghanistan.
"Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the injured and to the friends and family of those who were killed," he added.