Pakistani diplomat survives assassination bid in Kabul, guard wounded

ISLAMABAD(a1tv news) A security guard was injured when an assassination attempt was made on a Pakistani diplomat in a gun attack in Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul on Friday.

 Pakistan’s Head of Mission Ubaid Nizamani was strolling inside the embassy, which was closed due to holiday, when he was targeted.

His security guard managed to found the bid and suffered with bullet wounds. He has been shifted to a hospital for treatment.

Reports said that the Pakistani government has decided to call back its mission’s head and other staff from Kabul.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has condemned the assassination attempt on the Pakistani mission’s head in Kabul.

Taking to Twitter, the premier wrote: “I strongly condemn dastardly assassination attempt on Pakistan’s Head of Mission, Kabul.

“Salute to brave security guard, who took bullet to save his life. Prayers for the swift recovery of security guard. I demand immediate investigation & action against perpetrators of this heinous act,” he wrote. 

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