Indian consulate attacked in Afghanistan

 23 May 2014 - 8:51

KABUL: A group of militants attacked the Indian consulate in western Herat province of Afghanistan early Friday morning.
 
The three gunmen opened fire on the consulate from a nearby home, provincial police chief Abdul Sami Qatra said. 
 
Police killed two of the three gunmen, though one continued to fire on security forces trying to secure the area, Qatra said.
 
In the meantime, Syed Akbaruddin, spokesman for the External Affairs of India confirmed that all Indian diplomats are safe and Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh is monitoring the situation.
 
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, according to Khaama Press. (QNA)
KABUL: A group of militants attacked the Indian consulate in western Herat province of Afghanistan early Friday morning.
 
The three gunmen opened fire on the consulate from a nearby home, provincial police chief Abdul Sami Qatra said. 
 
Police killed two of the three gunmen, though one continued to fire on security forces trying to secure the area, Qatra said.
 
In the meantime, Syed Akbaruddin, spokesman for the External Affairs of India confirmed that all Indian diplomats are safe and Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh is monitoring the situation.
 
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, according to Khaama Press. (QNA)