The chief of Pakistan’s mission in Kabul was the target of a “dastardly assassination attempt,” according to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday.
Salute to the courageous security guy who risked his life by taking a bullet. prayers for the security guard’s speedy recovery. The prime minister tweeted, “I demand immediate investigation and action against the perpetrators of this heinous act. At this time, it is unclear what happened, and the Foreign Office has not yet made any comments.
Ubaidur Rehman Nizamani, who assumed responsibility on November 4, is the current head of Pakistan’s mission in the Kabul embassy.
Two militants killed in attack on Afghan politician’s HQ
In a separate incident on Friday, three unidentified terrorists tried to raid the headquarters of an Afghan party led by seasoned politician Gulbuddin Hekmatyar and detonated a vehicle bomb, according to officials.
Two assailants were murdered as they attempted to enter the Kabul building, which also houses a mosque, according to Ghairat Baheer, an official with the Hizb-i-Islami party, and a third made off.
Little damage occurred since the automobile exploded outdoors, he claimed.
Hekmatyar, a cunning politician who held the position of prime minister in the 1990s, was reportedly present but unhurt.
Obaidullah Muddabir, a senior district police officer, confirmed two attackers had been killed but said he believed the third had been captured.
“I am outside the compound … the situation is under control,” he said.
“The guards at Hizb-i-Islami office told us that there were three attackers. They killed two while one was injured before they reached the target.”
Hekmatyar is regarded as a political survivor in Afghanistan, having fought against the Soviet occupation, the Taliban’s first stint in power, and the Western-backed government that ruled until August last year.