Sunday, 22 September 2019

Blast outside Pak Consulate in Afghanistan

KABUL: Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohammad Faisal said all the Pakistani staff remained safe after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off outside holding area of Pakistan Consulate General in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

On his twitter account, Dr Faisal posted, “One policeman and two applicants are reportedly wounded. We are in contact with Afghan authorities to ensure strengthened security for Consulate General’s premises and personnel,” he tweeted.

According to media reports, at least four people were wounded in the Sunday night late night bomb blast.

The explosion occurred at a check post located near the Pakistani consulate. There were no reports of loss of life or damage to property near consulate.

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