The Ambassador of the Emirates in Afghanistan, Juma Mohammad Abdullah al-Kaabi, January 10 injured in suicide attack in Kandahar died of his wounds, reports «al Jazeera».
The attack occurred at the residence of the Governor of the province, where a delegation from the UAE arrived in Kandahar on a humanitarian mission. Only in the attack, 11 people died and 17 were injured. Among the dead were five diplomats from the UAE.
The Taliban denied involvement in the bombing and claimed that it was the result of «local criminal showdown.»