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India announced 150 Thousand Dollar Assistance to Afghan Bomb Attack Victims

Aug 8, 2013 12:17 IST

India on 6 August 2013 announced 150 thousand dollar assistance to the victims of unsuccessful suicide bomb attack on the Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. The suicide bomb attack was carried out on 3 August 2013.

India also announced 10000 dollars for the repair of the mosque damaged during the blast near the Indian consulate in Jalalabad. The families of the victims would each receive a compensation of 10000 dollars from the Indian government. Moreover, the relative of the Afghan security personnel, who were on duty at the time of the attack, would get 20000 dollars each.

India also announced a separate award of 2000 dollars to the Afghan policeman, who gunned down one of the suicide bombers and managed to foil the terrorist attack. The Indian government will give 20000 US dollars to the Nangrahar provincial government towards the treatment of the 21 persons, who sustained injuries in the terror strike.

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