pennews
www.pennews.net
Blast outside Pakistan consulate in Afghanistan
International

Blast outside Pakistan consulate in Afghanistan

Agency News

Kabul, Aug 26 : At least three people were injured on Sunday night when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded just outside the Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, however, the staff of the consulate is safe, local media reported on Monday.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal confirmed the incident and said that he is in contact with Afghan authorities to ensure strengthened security for Consulate General's premises and personnel.

The eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, also the provincial capital of Nangarhar, has seen violence erupt multiple times in the recent past. So far no group has claimed responsibility for this attack.(UNI)