Two killed in terrorist attack on Russian embassy in Afghanistan

Two killed in terrorist attack on Russian embassy in Afghanistan

At least two employees of the Russian embassy in Kabul were killed in a terrorist act earlier on Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

“At 10:50 am Kabul time on Monday, an unidentified attacker activated an explosive device right outside the entry to the consulate department of the Russian embassy in Kabul. Two embassy employees were killed in the attack, with several Afghan citizens injured,” the ministry said.

The Russian embassy is in close contact with Afghanistan’s special services, who have launched a probe into the incident, Russia’s Foreign Ministry added.

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