Taliban seizes center of northern Afghan city Kunduz
The Taliban forces have captured the central square in the city of Kunduz, the capital of a key north Afghan province. Afghan security forces are still battling the insurgents.
The Islamic militants hoisted their flag above the city’s main square, a Reuters correspondent said Monday.
“They have taken over Spinzar chaman, the main city square. Heavy clashes are ongoing between Taliban and government forces,” deputy governor of the Kunduz province Hamdullah Danishi told dpa newagency.
The Taliban have also broken into the main prison in the city and freed hundreds of fighters, according a Reuters report.
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Source News: DW