Staff to Dubai After Deadly Terror Attack
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) closed its embassy in the Afghan capital of Kabul after Wednesday’s deadly blast that killed at least 90 people and injured 380 others, Afghan media reported Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The UAE diplomatic mission staff was transferred to the country’s city of Dubai, according to Pajhwok news agency.
On Wednesday, Arab media reported, citing the statement of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, that the explosion had resulted in material damage to the embassy building, but the safety of diplomats and embassy staff had been preserved.
Earlier on Thursday, media reported citing the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) that the Pakistani-based Haqqani terrorist network may also be behind the attack.