Blast near Indian consulate in Afghanistan: officials


A bomb packed in a car exploded near the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday morning, officials said, wounding at least 12 people.

“A car containing explosives hit a barrier near the consulate and detonated,” Ahmadzia Abdulzai, Nangarhar province spokesman, told Agence France-Presse, saying the target of the attack was unclear.

A local hospital reported 12 wounded people had been admitted for treatment. AFP


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