2 Russian staffs among several killed in blast in Kabul


In an explosion that occurred on Monday outside the Russian Embassy in the Afghan capital of Kabul, numerous locals and two Russian diplomats were killed.

According to the Russian foreign ministry, two members of the diplomatic mission were killed and Afghan people also suffered losses.

According to the Afghan police, a suicide bomber detonated explosives close to the entrance of the Russian Embassy on Darulaman Road in Kabul, adding the attacker was shot dead by armed guards as he approached the gate.

According to Malwavi Sabir, the commander of the police district where the attack occurred, the suicide attacker before reaching the target, was recognized and shot by Russian embassy (Taliban) guards…there is no information about casualties yet.

According to deputy spokesperson Bilal Karimi, the incident is being looked into by Afghanistan’s Taliban government.

After the Taliban overran the nation more than a year ago, Russia is one of the few nations to still have an embassy there.

Although Moscow does not formally recognise the Taliban government, they have been negotiating a deal to supply  gasoline and other commodities with government representatives.