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Gunmen kill three Spanish tourists in Afghanistan’s central Bamyan province

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Three Spanish tourists were killed and at least one Spaniard was injured in an attack by gunmen in Afghanistan’s central Bamyan province, Spain’s foreign ministry said on Friday.


Earlier on Friday, Taliban interior ministry spokesman Abdul Mateen Qaniee had said that three foreign tourists and one Afghan citizen had been killed in the attack.


Four foreign nationals and three Afghans were also injured in the attack when gunmen opened fire, he added. Four people have been arrested, he said.


The Spanish foreign ministry said that the consular emergency unit had been fully mobilized and the victims and their families were being assisted.