Two Indians die in Afghanistan terror attack

Two Indians were killed in a missile attack launched by the Taliban on an Indian NGO`s office in Afghanistan`s Kunar province, a media report said Monday.

Last Updated: Oct 11, 2010, 11:24 AM IST

Kabul: Two Indians were killed in a missile attack launched by the Taliban on an Indian NGO`s office in Afghanistan`s Kunar province, a media report said Monday.

Qari Omar Haqqani, a spokesperson for the Afghan Taliban, told reporters from an undisclosed location that the rebels had attacked the office of the Indian NGO with missiles in which three people, including two Indian workers, were killed, the News International reported. He did not name the NGO.

The nationality of the third person who died in the attack is yet to be ascertained.

Haqqani said the Taliban also fired missiles at the US airbase in Kunar province, injuring seven soldiers of the Afghan National Army.

He said at least 10 missiles were fired at the US airbase and the Indian NGO`s office.
The NGO`s office was located close to the airbase.

The spokesperson claimed that they had also attacked the US airbase at Ghakhi Pass near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border Saturday.

IANS