Taliban fighters entered the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Monday, almost exactly a year after they briefly seized it in their biggest success of the 15-year war, while heavy fighting in the south underscored the country’s deteriorating security.
Sheer Ali Kamawal, commander of the 808 Tandar police zone in Kunduz, said the attack began at around midnight (3.30 p.m. ET Sunday) and fighting was going on in and around the city.
Afghan government forces have entered the northern city of Kunduz to try to eject Taliban fighters who had taken over the strategic city earlier this week. Continue reading ? The post Afghan forces push into Taliban-held city Kunduz...
The militants, who briefly overran the city last year, attacked from four directions before dawn. Fighting was continuing, and residents were trying to flee.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban fighters on Monday battled their way into the center of Kunduz, a city in northern Afghanistan, and seized the provincial governor's office in one of the militant group's biggest territorial g...
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban fighters mounted a coordinated assault on the northern city of Kunduz overnight, attacking from four directions and entering the city itself, a senior city police official said.