Monday, January 18, 2021

IED Blast Reported In Pakistan’s Consulate In Jalalabad, Afghanistan

At least three people were injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast outside Pakistan’s Consulate General in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Sunday.

FO spokesperson says govt in contact with Afghan authorities to ensure strengthened security at premises. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Pakistan’s Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal confirmed the incident on Twitter, saying, “A policeman along with two applicants were injured as the blast took place outside the holding area of the compound.”

Faisal added, “We are in contact with Afghan authorities to ensure strengthened security for Consulate General’s premises and personnel.”

 

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 the consulate,

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