BREAKING: UAE Ambassador To Afghanistan Injured In Bomb Attack
Over 50 feared dead
It has emerged in the past hour that the UAE minister to Afghanistan, Dar Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has been injured in a bomb attack. The bomb hit the governors guesthouse in Kandahar, the second largest city in Afghanistan. The bomb killed five and injured 14. In a wave of blasts across the country, two bombs also went off in Kabul. The Taliban have claimed responsibility, as they targeted members of the Afghan intelligence agency.
Bombs in Kandahar injure the UAE ambassador
The UAE ambassador Dar Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan seen shortly before being injured
خلال زيارة سفير الدوله في كابل تم وضع حجر الاساس لدار خليفه بن زايد ال نهيان لرعاية الايتام في ولاية قندهار بحضور وزيرة العمل ووالي الولايه. pic.twitter.com/jeKYl9cxHu— UAE EMBASSY KABUL (@uaeembassykabul) January 10, 2017
It started off as a momentous day as the UAE-funded Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan orphanage was announced
صور اضافيه لدار خليفه بن زايد ال نهيان في قندهار . pic.twitter.com/9JIEr4U8qp— UAE EMBASSY KABUL (@uaeembassykabul) January 10, 2017