An improvised explosive device (IED) detonated outside the holding area of the Consulate General of Pakistan in Jalalabad (Nangarhar province) on Sunday, August 25, wounding three people. No claim of responsibility was immediately reported.
A heightened security presence is to be expected around the Pakistani Consulate General in Jalalabad over the coming days and weeks. Similar attacks are to be expected in Nangarhar province over the near term.
Individuals in Jalalabad are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, liaise with their security partner, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and their home government.
The security environment in Afghanistan remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.
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