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Taliban Attack US Consulate in Afghanistan

US and Afghan forces have fought off an attack by Taliban insurgents on the US consulate in the western city of Herat.

Two Afghan police and one security guard were killed in the dawn assault, along with seven attackers. The US consulate said its staff were safe.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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  • Swiss Servator - Gnome Slave||

    At this point, what difference does it make?

  • Nixonfan||

    Why do we have a consulate in Herat? My guess is that this is another CIA office, just like Benghazi. A consular officer in Herat would be very bored.