Terror Attack on Indian Consulate in Afghanistan


Update: Fresh reports said that ITBP jawans killed one terrorist while the other detonated a suicide vest. The External Affairs Ministry is monitoring the situation closely. The gunbattle raged for around 20 minutes before the terrorists were finally neutralized.

Kabul: Indian consulate in Afghan city Mazar-i-Sharif attacked,gunmen attempted to enter compound: Governor’s spokesperson. Security forces killed two gunmen. Additional forces have been rushed in two neutralize any more gunmen in the premises.

However, all the consular staffs area safe, reported Consul General. Two loud explosions also stuck the consulate. The MEA in touch with Kabul mission & consulate officials,monitoring situation closely.

No details were immediately available on casualties or damage.

The attack came as Indian security forces were still trying to suppress an assault on an air base near the border with Pakistan that has killed at least seven military personnel and wounded 20 others.