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Taliban Resist Afghan Forces’ Counterattack in Northern City of Kunduz

KABUL, Oct 4  – Pockets of Taliban fighters held out overnight against Afghan government forces in the northern city of Kunduz, a police official said on Tuesday, a day after the militants pushed deep into the city centre. Taliban militants slipped past government defences early on Monday and occupied or attacked central areas of Kunduz,

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Twelve Afghan Soldiers Killed in Their Sleep by Fellow Troops

By Sadar Razmal KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Sept 27  – As many as 12 Afghan soldiers were killed in their sleep by comrades in an outpost near the northern city of Kunduz, an official said on Tuesday, in the latest so-called “insider attack”. Two soldiers with suspected links to the Taliban fled and joined the insurgents after

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