ISLAMABAD – The Islamic State (IS), also called Daesh, on Sunday claimed duty for an assault on Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul.
Pakistan’s embassy within the Afghan capital got here underneath assault amid already heightened tensions over safety points between two neighboring international locations.
The phobia group issued a press release, confirming assault on the apostate Pakistani ambassador and his guards. Two of the members armed with medium and sniper weapons focused the ambassador and his guards who had been current within the courtyard of the embassy, Daesh introduced.
It additional talked about that the assault injured not less than one guard and induced harm to the constructing.
Head of Mission Ubaidur Rehman Nizamani was attacked throughout his routine afternoon stroll contained in the embassy compound when assailants opened fireplace on him from a close-by constructing. He escaped unharmed, however his safety guard was hit within the chest by three bullets, sources added.
Taliban govt assures Pakistan of bringing embassy attackers to justice
Afghanistan’s appearing overseas minister Amir Khan Muttaqi held a telephone name with Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto after the incident and warranted of bringing the perpetrators of the heinous assault to justice swiftly.
On Saturday, Afghan safety forces claimed arresting a suspect concerned in a gun assault on officers of a Pakistani mission.
The suspect reportedly lived on the eighth ground of a constructing close by the Pakistani embassy in Kabul. When the safety forces raided the constructing, he tried to flee utilizing a makeshift rope however was finally captured.
The safety forces recovered a long-range rifle and different weapons from the flat the place the suspect had additionally planted improvised explosive units, studies stated.
In the meantime, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the US authorities, and the United Nations Safety Council have condemned the assassination try on the Pakistani mission’s head in Kabul.