The Taliban initiated coordinated assault on Kunduz city on Monday in Afghanistan northeastern region, beginning a gun battle by way of forces of Afghan, officials stated.
The interior ministry of Afghanistan stated 1 policeman had been deceased and 4 injured in the current hostility. It stated in a report that the condition is being observed if back up are required.
Mahmood Danish, representative in favor of the local governor in Kunduz, stated the radicals started attack on Monday as of dissimilar directions other than that defense forces handled to restrict them.
Taliban were employing inhabited regions in the attack and “our defense forces are being extremely cautious to avoid casualties of civilians whilst shooting against the enemy,” he stated. The air force of Afghanistan was in addition holding up the forces on ground during the fight, he additionally said.
Mohammadullah Bahej, leader of police coordination organization in Kunduz, stated defense forces faced a 4-point Taliban assault. “At present, the fights are happening in 2 regions on the outskirt of city,” he additionally said.
Spokesperson of Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid alleged the rebels had detained numerous checkpoints inside city.
Brig. Gen. Charles Cleveland the spokesperson of US military in Afghanistan stated, “We are not watching evidence by means of our inner means to hold up the news that Kunduz is beneath major attack.”
Afterward, Mohammad Yusouf Ayubi, provincial council leader of Kunduz, stated serious fighting were happening and that offices of government, shops and schools have everyone been closed.
A 22 years of age native shopkeeper Esmatullah of Kunduz, said to the Press that on Monday he could not depart his residence to unlock his shop, frightened of the fighting.
“We are tremendously troubled that Taliban possibly be capable to get power of city as of the Afghan armed forces,” he stated.
On Monday Doctors without Borders had intended to do a monument for the fatalities of US military bombarding of the hospital of theirs in Kunduz a year before, except the service was suspended subsequent to when the flight were cancelled into the city, the global medical aid stated.
On Monday somewhere else, a soldier of Afghanistan’s life was taken in Kabul whilst a suicide assailant on a cycle set off a bomb close to a vehicle of army, Sadiq Muradi said, a police official of Kabul.
3 soldiers were injured in the assault, he additionally stated. No faction instantly claimed accountability for bombing in Kabul.