9 killed in attack on Indian mission in Afghanistan
JALALABAD/ NEW DELHI: In the fourth attack since 2007, heavily-armed terrorists, including suicide bombers, on Wednesday struck the Indian consulate in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad, killing nine people including an Afghan security personnel and causing damage to the chancery. The external affairs ministry 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. Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said in New Delhi the consulate was damaged in the attack.
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