Al Jazeera: Taliban launches attack on Afghanistan's Kunduz
Fighters engaged in battles with government forces in city that was briefly taken by the armed group a year ago.
The Taliban has launched a coordinated assault on the city of Kunduz in Afghanistan, attacking from four directions and entering the city itself, officials said.
Sheer Ali Kamal, commander of the 808 Tandar police zone in Kunduz, said on Monday that the attack began at around midnight (1930 GMT on Sunday) and fighting was still going on in and around the city.
"We are putting all our efforts together to push them back," he said.
Military helicopters were flying overhead and gunfire could be heard in the city.
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