Taliban storm Afghan court complex, killing five

April 9, 2015 3:00 PM

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Taliban suicide attackers wearing military uniforms stormed a court complex in Afghanistan's relatively tranquil north Thursday, killing five people and wounding dozens of others in an assault highlighting the country's fragile security situation.

The ongoing assault in Mazar-i-Sharif city comes just before the start of the Taliban's traditional spring offensive, set to be the first fighting season when Afghan security forces battle insurgents without full NATO support.

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