Jalalabad: At least three people were injured when a blast took place outside the Pakistan Consulate here on late Sunday night. However, staff at the consulate are safe.
IED exploded outside holding area of our Consulate General in Jalalabad. All Pakistani staff are safe. One policeman and two applicants are reportedly wounded. We are in contact with Afghan authorities to ensure strengthened security for Consulate General’s premises and personnel
— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@ForeignOfficePk) August 25, 2019
Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal took to Twitter and confirmed that the blast occurred outside holding area of Pakistan Consulate in Jalalabad.
He confirmed that all the staff at the consulate are safe and sound.
He added that two visa applicants and a policeman are among the injured.