UAE ambassador to Afghanistan injured in bomb attack

796643621

UAE Ambassador to Afghanistan (second from left) during an event in Kandahar

 

Afghan officials said the explosion killed at least seven people and wounded 18 others

DUBAI: The UAE ambassador in Afghanistan and a number of Emirati diplomats have been injured in bomb attack at a guest house in the eastern city of Kandahar, the UAE foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. "(The ministry) is following the heinous terrorist attack on the guesthouse of the Kandahar governor which resulted in the injury of his excellency Juma Mohammad Abdullah Al Kaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and a number of Emirati diplomats," the statement said.

hjh

The attack on Tuesday took place during a meeting between senior Afghan officials and diplomats from the UAE embassy. Afghan officials said the explosion killed at least seven people and wounded 18 others. In follow-up, the ministry has set up a special operations room in conjunction with the UAE Armed Forces and the Afghan government.  The diplomats, who were in Kandahar on a humanitarian mission, were expected to open a number of UAE-backed projects as part of an aid programme to Afghanistan.

About the Author

Prev Kuwait To Launch Wi-Fi at Mubarakiya market for free of charge
Next Kuwait deports nearly 80 expats a day
Kuwait Photography
Web Designing
Taxi

Classifieds

mr.

175.00 KWD

Good morning please post this Required staff for shawarma restaurant must have baladiya...
Mon 26 Jun 2017 2:00 am
- Hawalli Tunis Street - Near Bahar Center - Very Close to Bus Stop - With Own Bathroom -...
Sun 25 Jun 2017 6:34 pm
  Wanted for a Leading Industrial and Construction Material Supply Company Required...
Thu 22 Jun 2017 12:29 pm