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More Than 50 Dead In Taliban Attack

Afghan officials say at least 53 people were killed and dozens more injured during an attack by the Taliban in western Afghanistan. Authorities in Farah Province say a seven-hour gunbattle with security forces erupted on April 3 after a group of suicide attackers detonated a bomb outside a provincial court in Farah city, near the Iranian border.

An Afghan man receives treatment in a Herat hospital after he was wounded during the attack.
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An Afghan man receives treatment in a Herat hospital after he was wounded during the attack.

An Afghan man receives treatment in a Herat hospital after he was wounded during the attack.
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An Afghan man receives treatment in a Herat hospital after he was wounded during the attack.

A policeman gestures at the site of the Taliban attack in Farah Province.
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A policeman gestures at the site of the Taliban attack in Farah Province.

Afghan policemen stand at the site of the Taliban attack in Farah Province.
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Afghan policemen stand at the site of the Taliban attack in Farah Province.

An injured woman receives treatment in a hospital in Farah Province.
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An injured woman receives treatment in a hospital in Farah Province.

The injured receive treatment in a hospital in Farah Province.
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The injured receive treatment in a hospital in Farah Province.

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