Afghan Prez calls up PM Modi, condemns Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan. 4 (ANI): Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and condemned the cross border terrorist attack on the Pathankot air base.

President Ghani also briefed Prime Minister Modi about the terror attack in northern Afghan city of Mazar -i-Sharif.

Prime Minister Modi in turn expressed his gratitude to President Ghani.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who gave the information in this regard, told ANI that a National Security Council meeting was chaired by the Prime Minister at 11a.m. on Monday to discuss the Mazar-i-Sharif attack among others.

He said all consulate officials in Mazar-i-Sharif were safe, while the latest reports suggested that the firing was still on.

The Indian consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif, northern Afghan, was attacked on Sunday, with unknown gunmen attempting to enter the compound after twin explosions.

The attack came close on the heels of the terrorists attack at the Pathankot air base. (ANI)

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