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Assassination attempt on diplomatic official in Kabul

The security guard of mission head gets injuries

Pakistani diplomatic official and current mission chief Ubaidur Rehman Nizamani has survived an assassination attempt on Friday in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul.

According to diplomatic sources, the firing took place when the official was taking walking.

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The guard of a diplomatic official got fired 3 times in his chest and is taken to hospital.

The embassy was not crowded due to the weekly holiday when the incident took place.

According to diplomatic sources, the Pakistan administration has currently ordered the return of the targeted official and other officials, back to Pakistan temporarily.

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The foreign office has not passed any statement regarding the incident yet.

PM Shehbaz has strongly condemned the attack via Twitter.

PM in his tweet stated, I strongly condemn dastardly assassination attempt on Pakistan Head of Mission, Kabul. Salute to the brave security guard, who took a bullet to save his life. Prayers for the swift recovery of a security guard. I demand immediate investigation & action against the perpetrators of this heinous act.

Ubaid ur Rehman Nizamani assumed his position as head of mission recently on November 4.


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