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Taliban Attack Foreigners in Afghanistan's Western Herat Province

The Taliban Thursday claimed responsibility for ambushing a group of U.S. and European tourists in Afghanistan’s western Herat province, wounding six of the tourists and their Afghan driver.   A spokesman for the insurgency said Taliban fighters targeted what he called a "joint enemy convoy" and gave a much higher casualty toll, although the group is known for releasing inflated totals. A provincial police spokesman, Jilani Farhad, told VOA that the attack took place in...

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