Afghans say foreign agents behind embassy attack

Mon Jul 7, 2008 4:39am EDT

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KABUL, July 7 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said a suicide attack on the Indian Embassy in Kabul which killed 41 people was carried out in coordination with "a regional intelligence service".

"The Interior Ministry believes this attack was carried out in coordination and consultation with an active intelligence service in the region," the ministry said in a statement. Afghanistan has previously accused Pakistani agents of being behind a number of attacks on its soil. (Writing by Jon Hemming; Editing by David Fox)

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