Pakistani diplomat shot in Afghanistan

By REUTERS
November 6, 2017 19:54
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JALALABAD - A Pakistani diplomatic official was shot by unknown gunmen near his residence in the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said.



Pakistan Foreign ministry spokesman Mohammad Faisal issued a statement saying the Afghan charge d'affaires in Islamabad had been summoned to protest the incident which consular officials said occurred in front of a staff guesthouse.



He condemned the killing and demanded increased security for Pakistani diplomatic staff from Afghan authorities.

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