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Gunfight Continues Near India Consulate in Afghanistan

Afghan officials say that several heavily-armed assailants were still holed up in a building just meters from India’s consulate in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif and a gunfight fight was underway with national security forces. The siege in the Balkh province began Sunday night when a group of gunmen attempted to storm the consulate by firing rockets at the facility before retreating into the nearby building. Provincial Governor Atta Mohammad Noor, who is personally commanding...

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