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Gunmen Attack Indian Consulate in Afghanistan

Gunmen in western Afghanistan have attacked the Indian consulate in Herat.   Police say no consulate staff members were injured in Friday's assault.   An Indian foreign ministry spokesman said an operation to repeal the attackers is underway.   There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.   Afghanistan in experiencing a rise in insurgent attacks as foreign troops plan to withdraw from the country by the end of the year.

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