Statement on the September 25 Evening Shooting Incident at an Embassy Annex
There was a shooting incident at an annex of U.S. Embassy Kabul in the evening of September 25. The lone gunman, an Afghan employee, was killed. The motivation for the attack is still under investigation. One U.S. citizen was killed and one wounded, who was evacuated to a military hospital with non-life threatening injuries. We mourn the loss of life in the incident, and express our heartfelt condolences to the families. The Embassy has resumed business operations.