Raab SLAMS ‘untrue’ US claim Britain was to blame for making Kabul death toll worse.

RAGING Dominic Raab has lashed back at US claims blaming Britain for making the Kabul terror attack death toll worse as Anglo-American relations nosedive.

The furious foreign secretary said leaks from the Pentagon stating that an airport gate was left open at the UK's requests were "just not true".

Thirteen US military personnel were killed in the blast when a suicide bomber struck at the site, along with two Brits and at least 170 Afghans.

Government sources were left jaw struck by the American claims and suggested under-fire Joe Biden was trying to shift the blame.

The spectacular public row will put further strain on the so-called Special Relationship which has been rocked by the Afghanistan crisis.

According to classified US notes, obtained by Politico, US chiefs had begged to be allowed to close the Abbey Gate at Hamid Karzai airport.

But their commander in Kabul, Rear Admiral Peter Vasely, said Britain wanted it to stay open as they had "accelerated their drawdown".

The leaked transcripts said American officials predicted a "mass casualty" attack and warned the gate was the "highest risk" location.

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