Afghanistan: Taliban launches co-ordinated attack in Kunduz, sets off gun battle
Kunduz : The Taliban on Monday launched a co-ordinated attack on Monday in Kunduz, a city in Afghanistan, setting off a gunbattle with Afghan forces.
No immediate reports of casualties or deaths have been received from the site of the incident.
Kunduz is the capital of the strategically important Kunduz province, a breadbasket region that borders Tajikistan to the north and sits on a major crossroad in the country.
# Taliban launched an attack on Afghanistan city Kunduz
# Kunduz was run by Taliban in September 2015
# Taliban was moved out from the city by Afghan forces aided by the US.
# Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed the Taliban had captured several checkpoints in the city.
# Elsewhere on Monday, an Afghan soldier was killed when a bicycle bomb targeted an army vehicle in the country's capital, said Sadiq Muradi, a Kabul police official.