Bombing of Indian consulate in Jalalabad

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2013 Indian embassy attack
Part of War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
Jalalabad is located in Afghanistan
Jalalabad (Afghanistan)
LocationJalalabad, Afghanistan
Date3 August 2013
  • 3 suicide bombers

On 3 August 2013, the Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan was attacked by three suicide bombers. Afghan security forces spotted the attackers as they approached the consulate in a car leading to one of the attackers detonating his explosives. The blast killed nine people, six of them children, and wounded 24 others.[1]


  1. ^ "Indian consulate in Afghanistan attacked by suicide bombers". the Guardian. 3 August 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2018.