Elected officials release statements regarding the attack in Kabul
Many elected leaders are responding to Thursday’s attack in Afghanistan that killed thirteen US troops, by sending their condolences.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz released a statement saying, “Horrific news out of Afghanistan. My prayers are with the families of those who were killed in the terrorist attack in Kabul.”
Along with the Governor, many state senators are releasing their statements as well.
Wisconsin Senators Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin sending their thoughts. Baldwin stating, “My thoughts are with the families of the brave US service members and innocent Afghan civilians who were tragically killed in the terrorist attack in Kabul.” And Johnson saying, “God bless our fallen service members, their families, the military & innocent civilians still in harm’s way.”
Minnesota Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar are also weighing in. Tina Saying, “My thoughts are with their loved ones, and with all those who had loved ones killed and injured.” And Klobuchar mentioning, “My office continues to be in touch with State and Defense Depts.”
Wisconsin Representative Tom Tiffany even attached a veteran crisis line to his statement saying, “There are resources available to you, should you need them."
More updates continue to roll in as Minnesota Army National Guard troops were aiding evacuation efforts. Their known whereabouts remain unreleased until an official statement is put out by the Pentagon.