Three Foreign Nationals, One Afghan Killed in Bamyan Armed Attack

Friday, 05/17/2024

Abdul Matin Qani, spokesperson for the Taliban's Ministry of Interior, reported that an armed attack in Bamyan on Friday resulted in the deaths of three foreign nationals and one Afghan, with seven additional people, including four foreign nationals, injured.

Qani disclosed that four suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident. He strongly condemned the attack on the social platform X, asserting that the culprits have been apprehended and will face justice.

The spokesperson did not specify the nationality of the foreign victims. However, a source who requested anonymity informed Afghanistan International that the attack killed four foreign tourists and their Afghan driver, and injured eight civilians.

The source suggested that the tourists were likely Russian nationals.

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