Al-Ahed Telegram
«Israel» Is Nervous About the Syria Ceasefire Deal Saudi Deal for Detainees: Swap Assets for Freedom Father Rescues Lost Son from Human Traffickers Nine Months Later Yemen, A Humanitarian Crisis Being Ignored By Western Media Germany Bans Children’s Smartwatches over Spying Concerns Velayati: Who Is Macron to Interfere in Iran’s Internal Affairs? Most Americans Blame Donald Trump for Obamacare Problems Catalonia: Prosecutor Asks for Former Catalan Leader’s Extradition UN Committee Urges Myanmar to Give Citizenship to Rohingyas Zimbabwe: Thousands Celebrate End of Mugabe Era #Tibet Earthquake: 6.3 Magnitude Tremors Shake Northeast Of Country PM #SaadHariri Arrives At #Elysee Palace to Meet President #Macron #Hariri Tells President Michel #Aoun he will be in #Lebanon by Wednesday #Hariri Traveled to #France with His Wife and Son, Another Son & Daughter Remained in #SaudiArabia #Lebanese PM #Hariri Arrives at His House in #Paris Coming from #SaudiArabia Bassil: #Lebanon has paid a lot to establish diplomatic relations with Syria and we will not cancel them Basil: There is an attempt to create chaos in the region and what #Lebanon is exposed to forms a proof on that Bassil: #Lebanon has enough ability to respond if we are put in the position of self-defense Lebanese FM from #Moscow: There are Lebanese personalities involved in what happened with Hariri, this will be revealed in the future #Lebanon: FM Says The Lebanese PM has been chosen by the Lebanese, who are to praise or punish him
Guestbook mailinglist.php arabic site french site spanish site facebook twitter rss page
News Categories » NEWS » Asia-Pacific » Afghanistan

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size  Print Page
Daesh Attacks Iraqi Embassy in Kabul
Local Editor

Iraq's diplomatic mission in Afghanistan has come under attack as a bomber has set off his explosives close to the Embassy in Kabul.

Daesh Attacks Iraqi Embassy in Kabul

According to security officials in the Afghan capital, a police compound and the nearby Iraqi diplomatic mission have come under attack.

A gun battle is underway at the site of the attack, a police spokesman said.

"Civilians are being evacuated" from the area as the attack is ongoing, said the official, who declined to be named.

Witnesses said at least four explosions, along with the sounds of gunfire and grenades, were heard near Kabul's diplomatic quarter shortly after 11:00 am.

Daesh [Arabic Acronym for the terrorist "ISIS"/"ISIL"] group has claimed responsibility for the assault through its propaganda outlet, Amaq.

Reports said the attackers, who are engaged in a gunfight with security forces, appear to have taken cover in the Iraqi Embassy building.

The Takfiri terror group has in recent months been taking heavy blows on the battlefield against Iraqi armed forces. Iraqi troops recently managed to drive Daesh terrorists out of Mosul, their last urban stronghold in the Middle Eastern state, following a months-long counter-terrorism operation.

Afghanistan has seen a rise in attacks against security forces and civilians by local Taliban militants as well as the Daesh terrorists, who have gained a foothold in the war-torn country's east.

Earlier this week, around 30 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban militants attacked an outpost in the southern Province of Kandahar.

Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team

31-07-2017 | 12:48

Comment Title
Human Verification

News Coverage

Related News

To Top