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Afghanistan: Taliban attacks Kunduz again

Updated: Oct 03, 2016 09:46 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct. 3 (ANI): One year after briefly taking over the city, Taliban insurgents have yet again launched an assault on Kunduz in northern Afghanistan today.

Heavy gunfire is underway after it began in the wee hours today, after the Taliban fighters attacked from four directions and entered the city.

Meanwhile, in a separate attack two people have been killed and several others have been wounded in a magnetic IED blast in an Army vehicle in Kabul, Afghan media reports.

Kunduz is one of the most volatile provinces in the country's north. The capital of the province fell to the Taliban briefly last year, before being recaptured by government forces, and most districts have a heavy Taliban presence. (ANI)

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