09 May 2017

News Story: Gun battle leaves 44 dead in northern Afghan province

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, May 8 (Xinhua) -- At least 44 persons including 40 militants have been killed as fighting has been continuing between Taliban and government forces in the northern Kunduz province over the past two days, provincial police chief Abdul Hamid Hamidi said Monday.

"A total of 40 Taliban rebels have been killed and 20 others sustained injuries as government forces have been fighting to foil the enemies vicious designs in Kunduz province," Hamidi told reporters here.

Read the full story at Xinhua