Hirunews Logo
Afghan+forces+fight+to+retake+Kunduz+from+Taliban
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 - 20:41
Afghan forces fight to retake Kunduz from Taliban
52

Shares
6,269

Views
Afghan forces have begun an operation to retake the city of Kunduz, after suffering a major military reverse when it was seized by the Taliban yesterday.

The president said security forces were "retaking government buildings" and inflicting "heavy casualties".

The US said it had carried out an air strike on the city early on Tuesday.

The Taliban had forced Afghan troops and officials to retreat to the airport and freed hundreds from jail, in one of their biggest assaults since 2001.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Train services recommence
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 15:46
The week long railway strike ended last morning (13) after a Cabinet Sub-Committee headed by Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama agreed to look into the issues... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
522 Views
6,796 Views
5,998 Views
13,920 Views
357 Views
8,302 Views
Top