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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

U.S. Rep. Lawrence Statement Following Terrorist Attack Outside Kabul Airport

August 26, 2021
Press Release

Detroit, MI - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement following the terrorist attacks outside the gates of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

“I am devastated to hear of the attack outside the Hamid Karzai Airport and join my colleagues in strongly condemning this heinous attack. My heart breaks for the 12 servicemembers killed, the servicemembers injured, and the countless Afghans who were injured or lost their lives today,” said Rep. Lawrence. “I will continue to pray for the grieving families and for the safety of our troops, who are working under strenuous conditions to heroically evacuate Americans and our Afghan allies.”