Al Qaeda chief Al Zawahiri killed in US drone strike (File Photo)

The US

carried out a drone attack on the residential areas of Kabul.

The chief spokesman of the Taliban gave this information on Monday.

According to Reuters,

 Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a release that the attack took place on Sunday.

It has been described by the Taliban as a violation of international principles.

At the same time, the Taliban has said that it is also a violation of the agreement for the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan in 2020.

The US has killed Al-Qaeda Chief Al-



the same attack that the Taliban mentioned


A US official said that on the morning of July 31, Zawahiri was standing alone on the balcony of his Kabul residence when a US drone fired two Hellfires.

Clear photographs of the building show flying windows on one floor, but the rest of the building, including windows on the other floors, is still intact.

The official said Zawahiri's family members were present in the house, but "they were not deliberately targeted and harmed."

"We have no indication that civilians were harmed in this attack," the official said.

US President 

Joe Biden 

announced that the 9/11 attack mastermind 

Ayman al-Zawahiri 

was killed in a US drone strike.

Biden said justice has been done and this terrorist leader is no more.

In a televised address, the US president said Zawahiri was successfully targeted in the Afghan capital.

Biden said that Zawahiri's death brought justice to the families of 3000 people killed in America on 9/11.

The US President later tweeted from his official handle that the attack "demonstrated our ability and resolve to defend the American people".

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