Iraqi Embassy Siege in Kabul, Afganistan, ends After Attackers Killed
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement that three attackers were killed by security forces after a gunfight that lasted almost four hours.
The MoI said that “one policeman was wounded in the attack.”
“No embassy staff members were hurt in the attack. The security forces rescued the ambassador, deputy ambassador and other staff and took them to a safe place,” the MoI said.According to the MoI, a suicide bomber first detonated explosives near the entrance to the embassy. At least three others then stormed the compound.
One source said the insurgents were wearing police uniforms when they launched the attack.
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