Afghan Official: Attack in North Kills Policeman, Prosecutor

April 9, 2015 11:23 AM

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Militants stormed an Afghan government compound in a northern city on Thursday, killing a policeman and a prosecutor and wounding 10 other people, a police official said.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital of Balkh province. The city is one of Afghanistan's most economically stable and relatively developed, and insurgent attacks are rare.

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