Kabul: Two Afghan workers for the Iraqi Embassy killed in attack

| Updated: Aug 01, 2017 07:17 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 01 (ANI): Two Afghan workers for the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul were killed on Monday after few gunmen launched an attack. Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry, has said three police officers were also wounded in the attack. Danish said a suicide bomber blew up the gates at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday, after which three gunmen entered the Embassy's grounds and began firing. Afghan special forces were called in and they succeeded in killing all of them. Iraqi diplomats were taken to a safe place. Earlier in May, a blast in Kabul's diplomatic quarter killed as many as 150 people, and injured hundreds, including children. In July, at least 31 people were left dead after a car bombing claimed by the Taliban. (ANI)