Tag: U.S. Consulate

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U.S. Embassy in Kabul Closes After Taliban Attacks

Following a Taliban suicide-bomb attack on the U.S. military base at Bagram Air Field that killed four people and wounded 16 others, and a truck-bomb attack on the German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif that killed 7 and wounded over 100, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul has announced that it will close temporarily.

EXCLUSIVE: 11,500 US Visas Stolen in Mexico

The gunmen who recently hijacked a cargo truck carrying visas and documents bound for the U.S. consulates in Monterrey and Guadalajara were able to steal 11,500 border crossing cards that had just left this border city.