Nangarhar mass attack killed 2, injured 19 others

(Last Updated On: March 2, 2016)


A suicide bomber who below his car full of explosive opposite the Indian consulate front gate, has killed two persons and injured 19 others early noon security officials in Nangarhar said.

Nangarhar security chief Fazel Ahamd Sherzad said,” the first attack was a car bomb explosion targeted the front gate of the Consulate, after that the other 5 attackers have stormed inside the Indian Consulate began engaging fire with Indian consulate security guards, the fire fight continued for two hours and all attackers were killed.”

Indian officials in social media have condemned the attack on Indian Nationals in Jalalabad

External Affairs Ministry in New Delhi said,” all Indians in the mission were safe and six terrorists, who carried out the attack, were dead. While two terrorists blew themselves up, four militants were killed by the Afghan National Police.”

Mr.Sherzad has urged that no causalities from the Indian consulate workers but the car bomb explosion was that heavy which damaged the areas.

Meanwhile health officials in regional Hospital have confirmed that 6 death bodies of the suicide bombers, 2 civilians and one police force were received.

An eyewitness told to Ariana News that heavy and light weapons were used after the big boom, the following attack has remained huge financial damages to the houses, shops and cars which were parked in the surroundings.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

The following attack comes after that a heavily-armed terrorists carried out an attack on the Indian mission in Mazar-e-Sharif which lasted for over 25 hours with all the attackers who attempted to storm the building getting killed by the Afghan forces two months ago.

Reported by Hameed Sediqee

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