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Afghani diplomat killed in consulate in Karachi

Firing in Afghan consulate in Karachi
An Afghani diplomat was killed in firing in Afghan consulate in Karachi, Khaama Press quoted Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal as saying on Monday.

The incident took place in Old Clifton area but the nature of the incident has not been ascertained so far.

The area of the incident was cordoned off by the security forces of Pakistan shortly after the sounds of firing were heard.

"Firing inside Afghan Consulate General in Karachi at around 12:30 pm today (about an hour ago) has been carried out by an Afghan guard inside the compound resulting in fatality of one of our diplomats," Zakhilwal said.

He also added that the incident seems to be a personal dispute related criminal act.

In the meantime, police officials in Karachi have said the slain diplomat has been identified as Mohammad Zaki and the assailant guard has been arrested by the police forces.
Last Modified: Monday، 06 February 2017 04:48 PM