Mazar-e-Sharif


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Mazar-e-Sharif

(ˈmæzaː iː ʒəˈriːf) or

Mazar-i-Sharif

n
(Placename) a city in N Afghanistan, reputed burial place of the caliph Ali; trading, agricultural, and military centre. Pop: 254 000 (2005 est)
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This is not the first time Pakistan's diplomatic mission has come under attack in the country, as earlier this year the consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif of the Balkh province was closed after a woman tried to enter the building hiding a hand grenade in her bag.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan on Tuesday reopened its consulate in Afghanistan's northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif that was closed on Sunday when an Afghan woman was caught trying to sneak a hand grenade into the Consulate, in her personal bag, officials in Pakistani embassy in Kabul said.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistani consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan which was closed on January 27, would resume its visa operations from Tuesday, said diplomatic sources.
PAKISTAN on Sunday closed its Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan after a woman tried to enter the building with a hand grenade hiding in her bag.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif on Sunday was closed after an Afghan woman was caught trying to sneak a hand grenade in her personal bag.
I S L A M A B A D -- Pakistan on Sunday closed its consulate in the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif after a woman was caught trying to sneak a hand grenade into the consulate.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said Sunday it has closed its consulate in Afghanistan's city of Mazar-e-Sharif after a woman tried to take a hand grenade inside the building.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan ], Jan 27 (ANI): The Pakistan Consulate located in the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif was ordered to close on Sunday after a woman was caught entering into the premises while carrying hand grenade in her personal bag, the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
The CGS expressed condolences on behalf of COAS on the loss of innocent lives in the Mazar-e-Sharif terrorist attack and expressed solidarity with the Afghan forces and people.
"The clash erupted after a group of Taliban militants targeted a highway linking Jauzjan provincial capital Shiberghan to Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of the neighboring Balkh province, in the wee hours of Monday and security forces retaliated killing three rebels," Khashi told Xinhua.
Kabul, Rabi'I 23, 1437, January 03, 2016, SPA -- Explosions and gunfire were heard on Sunday night near the Indian consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, according to dpa.
Description : The project titled "Environmental friendly practices for sustainable maintenance of nurseries in Mazar-e-Sharif aimed at raising public awareness on the environmental issues.