In a quick assertion late Saturday, ISIS claimed two of its fighters attacked “the renegade Pakistani ambassador and his guards” whereas they had been within the Pakistani embassy’s yard, wounding a guard and inflicting harm to the constructing. It gave no additional particulars.
Friday’s assault within the Afghan capital Kabul wounded Pakistani guard Israr Mohammad, who belongs to the navy’s commando unit. However the mission’s chief, Ubaid-ur-Rehman NizamaniIt, was unhurt.
The assault got here amid rising tensions between the South Asian neighbors over Islamabad’s claims that anti-Pakistan authorities forces are orchestrating militant assaults from hideouts in Afghanistan.
Mohammad was transported to Pakistan for medical remedy.
In Islamabad, the Overseas Ministry mentioned it making an attempt to substantiate the ISIS declare.