News of Thursday’s terrorist attack on Hamid Karzai Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, made headlines around the world. Many newspapers have covered their news with a picture of two women who were bloodied and shocked after the bombing. News The Guardian.
The headline on the front page of half a dozen UK newspapers was taken by Wakil Khosar for AFP. The Guardian headlines, “Massacre in Kabul: Dozens killed in airport bombing.” Using the photo, The Telegraph headlined, “12 US soldiers killed in Kabul bombing.” The Mirror’s title, ‘Barbaric’.
The Mail also printed the picture. The title, ‘The Tragic Price of Surrender’. The title of the first page of The Sun is ‘Hell on Earth’. Printed with a picture of a child. A British passport was found in the hand of a child at the scene a few hours before the blast.
“Many killed in Kabul attack” is the headline in The Times. Dozens of people are feared to have been killed in a series of bombings at Kabul airport, The Financial Times headlined. The newspaper reported that both refugees and U.S. Marines were killed in the attack.