April 3, 2013

Insurgents Seize Afghan Government Offices in Deadly Attack

AZAM AHMED | New York Times | April 3, 2013 | Kabul - Eight Taliban insurgents dressed in Afghan Army uniforms staged a complex assault on a provincial government compound in western Afghanistan on Wednesday morning, killing at least six officials and civilians and seizing several hostages in one of the buildings, officials and witnesses said.  The attack in Farah Province coincided with the anticipated return of Afghanistan’s powerful intelligence chief, Asadullah Khalid, who was seriously wounded in a December suicide attack. (READ MORE)

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