04 July 2017

News Story: Taliban Blocks Baghlan-Kunduz Highway As Clashes Continue

Taliban insurgents on Monday continued with their attacks around Kunduz and blocked the Baghlan-Kunduz highway in Omerkhel area of Aliabad district of northern Kunduz province, security sources said. 

According to these sources, reinforcements have not yet been deployed to the area and that the Taliban are still present along the highway. 

In the meantime, a member or the Kunduz Provincial Council Safiullah Amiri said the Taliban has overrun a few check posts in Taloka area of Kunduz city and security forces have also suffered casualties. 

“Heavy clashes are still ongoing in Kunduz,” Amiri said.

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