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Afghan Forces Regain Control of Kunduz

1 October 2015 16:23



Afghan Special Forces retook the city of Kunduz from the Taliban militants after heavy fighting, according to the Interior Ministry.

Afghan Interior Ministry Spokesman Sediq Sediqqi tweeted the news of the liberation of the town following a full-scale offensive in the early hours of Thursday.

“Afghan security forces got control of Kunduz city from Taliban overnight after heavy fighting… After we got reinforcement and started a massive operation inside Kunduz city, Taliban could not resist and escaped… We will give a full report soon,” Hamdullah Danishi, the acting governor of Kunduz, said.

The strategic provincial capital fell into the hands of the extremist group on Monday.

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