Afghanistan: Indian consulate attack - 6 killed, including 3 suicide bombers

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Added On March 3, 2016

At least six people were killed when gunmen attacked an Indian Consulate office in eastern Afghanistan's Jalalabad city. Another 19 people were wounded. 
 
Four of the six dead were attackers.
 
Local police said one militant detonated a car bomb close to the consulate office gate, killing himself, while three other suicide bombers were shot dead by security forces in an ensuing gunfight.
 
One policeman and a civilian woman passer-by also died in the blast. 
 
Those injured were mostly civilians.
 
And no member of the diplomatic mission was hurt in the incident.
 
The incident occurred roughly at 12:00 p.m. local time at Akbar Khan Mina locality that is 120 km east of Afghan capital Kabul.
 
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.
 
A UN report shows that more than 3,500 civilians have been killed since the violence spread in different places of the war-hit country last year.