The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo33° Patchy Fog

Wednesday

Hi41° Patchy Fog

Wednesday Night

Lo33° Chance Sprinkles

Thursday

Hi43° Patchy Fog

Thursday Night

Lo33° Patchy Fog

Friday

Hi42° Patchy Fog

Friday Night

Lo32° Patchy Fog

Saturday

Hi41° Patchy Fog

Saturday Night

Lo33° Patchy Fog

Sunday

Hi43° Chance Rain

Afghanistan governor assassinated in suspected Taliban mosque bombing

Send to Kindle
Print This

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb placed in a mosque that detonated during morning prayers today killed the governor of eastern Logar province, Afghan officials said.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the assassination of the governor, Arsallah Jamal, but suspicion fell on the Taliban. The group has been targeting Afghan officials, police, military and NATO troops in the run up to late 2014, when foreign combat troops are scheduled to leave the country.

View my optionsorSign in