Afghanistan: Taliban launches co-ordinated attack in Kunduz, sets off gun battle

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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.