3 injured in Pakistan consulate blast

3 injured in Pakistan consulate blast

Islamabad - 'We are in contact with Afghan authorities to ensure strengthened security.'



By APP

Published: Mon 26 Aug 2019, 9:58 AM

Last updated: Mon 26 Aug 2019, 12:07 PM

Three people were injured after a blast outside the Pakistan Consulate General in Afghanistan.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohammad Faisal Sunday 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."


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