U.S. drone strikes an ISIS-K vehicle packed with explosives in Kabul

U.S. Marines assist at an Evacuation Control Checkpoint, (ECC), during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan, August 22, 2021.
WASHINGTON - The United States conducted a military strike in Kabul on Sunday against an ISIS K target. This development comes as part of a massive humanitarian evacuation mission.

U.S. Central Command spokesperson Navy Capt. In a statement, Bill Urban said.

"We are confident that we have successfully reached the target. He added that secondary explosions of significant magnitude from the vehicle suggested the presence of substantial explosive material.

No civilians were injured in the strike.

This latest strike comes after a Friday drone attack that claimed the lives of two ISIS-K members. They were believed to have been involved in plotting attacks against U.S forces in Kabul. According to Army Maj. Gen. William Taylor, there were no civilian casualties in the strike.

Friday's strike occurred less than two days following the detonation of an explosive by a suicide bomber near Kabul's airport gates, resulting in 13 American servicemen's deaths.

The White House announced Sunday that the first lady and the president will meet with the families and witness a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base of the remains of the fallen.

A dignified Transfer is a solemn procedure in which the remains and graves of fallen service personnel are transported from an aircraft to an awaiting vehicle. Every U.S. soldier killed in action is given a dignified transfer.