Insurgents attack Indian consulate in Afghanistan

Posted on August 3, 2013 • Filed under: Afghanistan, Expatriates Attacked, Expatriates Injured, Expatriates Killed

Reuters reports that insurgents attacked the Indian consulate in Afghanistan’s eastern capital on Saturday, killing nine people and reinforcing fears that a bloody regional power struggle will be played out in the country once most foreign troops leave. Twenty-three people were wounded when checkpoint guards stopped three attackers in a car as they approached the consulate in Jalalbabad city, the office of the governor of Nangarhar province, Gul Agha Sherzai, said in a statement. Read article

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