Mr Morrison took to Twitter on Friday morning to condemn the attacks – which were claimed by Islamic State affiliate ISIS K. 
“Deeply saddened by the deaths of US military personnel and Afghans in the horrific terrorist attacks in Kabul. We mourn your tragic loss,” Mr Morrison tweeted. 
“Australia condemns these heinous and barbaric attacks.”
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Australia’s evacuation operations in Kabul have also been suspended following the explosions – after defence forces successfully airlifted at least 4,000 people out since the mission’s launch on August 15. 
It comes just a day after Foreign Minister Marise Payne warned Afghanistan “remains highly volatile and dangerous” and there was a growing risk of a terrorist attack on Kabul. 
Ms Payne underscored the Prime Minister’s response to the attack in a statement on Twitter, saying: “We condemn utterly the terrorist attack at Kabul airport. Our deepest sympathies go to all affected including US personnel and Afghan civilians.” 
Twin blasts outside Kabul kill at least 60
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The US and UK have confirmed they will remain committed to their rescue operations in Kabul as America’s August 31 withdrawal date looms. 
President Joe Biden on Thursday evening (local time) declared the US would seek retaliation against ISIS-K, stating America “will not forgive, we will not forget”. 
“We will hunt you down and make you pay.” 
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also stressed they would continue as the UK approached the end of its operations.  
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has condemned the ‘barbaric’ attacks on Kabul as Australia suspends its rescue operations in Afghanistan. Picture: Getty Images
Twin terror strikes outside the Kabul airport have left at least 72 dead, including 12 American servicemen. Picture: Getty Images
At least 72 people were killed in the bombings, including 12 American servicemen, as authorities warn the death toll is likely to rise over the coming hours.
The first of two blasts which rocked Afghanistan’s capital is believed to have been set off by a bomber wearing a suicide vest targeting the Abbey Terminal gate where Australian, US and British troops were stationed.
The second is believed to have been a car bomb which exploded at the Baron Hotel – where some US forces were understood to be located – about one kilometre from Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport.

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