Afghan official: Gunmen storm government office in northern city, kill policeman

April 9, 2015 10:59 AM

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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says gunmen have stormed a government compound in a northern city, killing a policeman and wounding several people.

Police official Mohammadullah, who like most Afghans uses only one name, says militants stormed the compound with the chief prosecutor's office in Mazar-i-Sharif on Thursday morning and were exchanging fire with the police.

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