PR No.59 DEMISE OF AFGHAN DIPLOMAT IN CONSULATE GENERAL OF AFGHANISTAN, KARACHI Islamabad
Mr. Muhammad Zaki Abdu, Third Secretary at the Consulate General of Afghanistan in Karachi was killed as a result of firing by an Afghan security guard, today. The incident took place inside the lobby of the Consulate. Police authorities immediately intervened to minimize further loss of life.
The Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry also talked on phone with Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal to express our condolences to the Afghan Government over this incident and assured full assistance in conducting the necessary investigations in the matter.