Deadly Indian consulate attack

A suicide bomber attacked the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan capital of Jalalabad on Saturday morning, Indian officials and local police said, killing at least six people and wounding 22.

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Suicide bomb and gunfire at Jalalabad's Indian consulate

An explosion struck an area near the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday morning and police said they believed it was caused by a suicide bomber.

Deputy provincial police chief Masoom Khan Hashimi said he believed a suicide bomber was behind the explosion just after 10 a.m. Gunfire broke out immediately afterwards.

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