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U.S. troop strength in Kabul falls below 4,000-official

Evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of U.S. troops at Kabul airport has fallen below 4,000, a U.S. official told Reuters on Saturday, down from a peak of 5,800.

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, added that a drone strike on Friday targeting an ISIS-K planner was not believed to have hit a senior militant and future military operations were possible.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

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